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Clearing 2017 via Kingston University
Clearing 2017 via Kingston University

Child Centred Interprofessional Practice BA(Hons) top-up

Attendance UCAS code Year of entry
1 year full time (employment based, with part-time university attendance) L953 Clearing 2017
2018

Why choose this course?

This course has been designed to help practitioners and members of different professions to work together more effectively in the interests of children and young people. You'll explore theory and practical subjects through a range of learning experiences with children and families across health, social care, education and the voluntary sector.

This course allows you to combine your employment - a minimum of 16 hours a week - with 12 week-end study sessions throughout the year on Friday afternoons and Saturdays. With access to online learning resources you will develop your critical thinking and transferable skills, keeping you up to date with the care and education for children, young people and families.

What you will studyThe course covers the following areas:

•insight into the roles and responsibilities of your own and allied professions

•working with children and young people (birth to 19 years) and their families

•theoretical and practical elements that are shaping the emerging interprofessional children and young people's workforce- across health, early years, education, social care and voluntary sector

•meeting the challenges of working with children from birth to 19 years snd families within an interprofessional context.


Please note: to obtain QTS you will need to complete a PGCE after successfully completing this course.

Module listing

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list. Those listed here may also be a mixture of core and optional modules.

Modules

  • This core module will ask students to analyse and reflect on the concept of children and young people's health and wellbeing.  The module will focus on the different theoretical and practical perspectives and how these perspectives relate to the work of every profession in the children's workforce. This will involve exploring the development of a coherent concept of wellbeing and a common language in order to facilitate effective interprofessional working. Students will examine how national and local policy impacts on the health and well being of children, young people and their families. The different contexts of children and young people's lives and the influence of the family on health and wellbeing will also be considered.

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  • This module explores students' perspectives and understanding of what constitutes an effective inclusive working and/or learning environment underpinned with relevant theory and research. Students will be supported to identify strategies to plan for an inclusive working and/or learning environment including the use of auditing current provision in order to identify areas for development. The module will explore recent and relevant legislation concerning inclusive working and learning environments.

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  • This module is a core module that will explore the opportunities that are emerging for identifying more flexible career pathways between professional roles in order to gain greater understanding and respect for differences between professions.  The module will develop and pursue issues concerning the different roles and responsibilities in a shared learning environment between professionals from different disciplines to ensure understanding of each others' roles and responsibilities in an increasingly complex workforce landscape. This will enable a deeper engagement about how we can develop robust, long lasting and trusting relationships in the workplace where each discipline is recognised for its skills, knowledge and experience to facilitate delivery of services that will improve better outcomes for children, young people and their families. Students' will consider their personal and professional role in relation to another discipline through job profiling, using online materials and where possible role substitution, shadowing or exchange visits.

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  • This module is intended enable students to undertake a small scale extended research enquiry to demonstrate critical understanding of relevant theoretical perspectives linked to interprofessional practice, appropriate methodologies, ethics, and knowledge of self and professional roles and responsibilities.

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You will have the opportunity to study a foreign language, free of charge, during your time at the University on a not-for-credit basis as part of the Kingston Language Scheme. Options currently include: Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

We aim to ensure that all courses and modules advertised are delivered. However in some cases courses and modules may not be offered. For more information about why, and when you can expect to be notified, read our Changes to Academic Provision.

A copy of the regulations governing this course is available here

Details of terms dates for this course can be found here

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0800 0483 334*

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Location

This course is taught at Kingston Hill

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Clearing hotline

0800 0483 334*

If you are calling from outside the UK, please call:

+44 20 8328 1149

*Calls are free from a landline. Mobile charges may apply – please check with your provider.

Ask a question about this course

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Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 5145
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