What level is the course?
- FHEQ L4, 5 & 6
(equivalent to study in the first, second & third years of an undergraduate degree)
How will you be assessed?
Computer Marked Assignments (CMAs)
A range of Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs), including:
- Case studies
- Reflective accounts
- Briefing papers
An Independent Research Project report
Who accredits the course?
How long will it take to complete?
- 168 weeks (just over three years part-time)
What are the entry requirements?
No specific academic requirements but you must be employed/ volunteering within the Youth Custody Service, youth justice system or allied area for at least one day a week
*From 2022 an academic pathway will also be available for those who are not already working in the sector – please contact us for more information.
See Student Support for how we can help you during your course to realise your full potential.
What does it cost?
The total cost of the full BA (Hons) for 2021/22 is £7200 or £8100 depending on which modules you take. The total cost of the BA (Ordinary) degree is £6000 or £6900
This is made up of:
- Foundation Degree in Youth Justice: £4800
- + Level 6 Social Policy module: £1200
OR Level 6 Managing and Coaching module: £2100
- + Level 6 Independent Research Module: £1200 (BA (Hons) only)
All prices are inclusive of VAT
Payment plans are available to help you spread out the cost – please see Fees and Funding for more information. If you are being sponsored on this course, please have your sponsor details ready when you register.
When can you start?