Education – Childhood and Youth Studies


Key facts

Start dates

September 2023

Course length

Part time: 12 months


Harcourt Hill


School of Education


On this PGCert in Childhood and Youth Studies you will explore today’s children, youth and families – and develop your practice to value every child.

You’ll examine child and adolescent development in today’s economic, social, global and technological landscapes. You’ll examine key issues impacting children, youth and families.

You’ll develop a confident ability to support all the children you work with – whatever their needs. And you’ll be able to identify and employ evidence-based techniques to support each child.

You’ll be exposed to different approaches, and join discussions – sparking new ideas for your own practice. And you’ll graduate with new insight into today’s children, youth and families – and the knowledge of how you can support them.

Specific entry requirements

Students should normally have a first degree.