If you are unsure about what course to study at Newman, take time to think about: what subject area interests you, what style of degree will suit you and your long-term career aspirations.

Today, we are looking at a degree in Working with Children Young People & Families and the wide range of careers that it can open up for you. This course provides an excellent preparation for a wide range of occupations including careers in pastoral roles in education, family support work, social care, community support roles, employment within local authorities, health or the charity sector. Opportunities are listed on Prospects – Early Childhood Studies and Prospects – Youth & Community Work. Depending upon the exact content of your degree, you can look at jobs such as:

Some of the above may require additional training.

Also as part of this degree you will gain many transferrable skills that many graduate employers will value, so do not restrict your thinking to the jobs listed above. Useful websites to explore your ideas are Prospects and Target Jobs.

What did Working with Children Young People & Families graduates go on to do six months after graduation?

More than a quarter of early childhood studies graduates were working as nursery nurse assistants or teaching assistants. Those who go onto further study often study for teacher training qualifications. Two fifths of Youth and Community Work graduates employed in the UK are working as youth and community workers.

For a detailed breakdown of what Working with Children, Young People & Families graduates are doing six months after graduation, see What Do Graduates Do?

Here is a full description of Newman’s BA (Hons) degree in Working with Children, Young People & Families including entry requirements.

To find out more, we would like to welcome you to one of our Virtual Open Days where you can ask academics and current students’ questions about the course and what Newman is like as a place of study. Please get in touch if you think we can help you take the next step in your career

If you are unsure about what course to study at Newman, take time to think about: what subject area interests you, what style of degree will suit you and your long-term career aspirations.

Today, we are looking at a degree in Working with Children Young People & Families and the wide range of careers that it can open up for you. This course provides an excellent preparation for a wide range of occupations including careers in pastoral roles in education, family support work, social care, community support roles, employment within local authorities, health or the charity sector. Opportunities are listed on Prospects – Early Childhood Studies and Prospects – Youth & Community Work. Depending upon the exact content of your degree, you can look at jobs such as:

  • Advice worker
  • Community development worker
  • Community education officer
  • Family support worker
  • Probation officer
  • Social worker
  • Teaching assistant
  • Youth worker

Some of the above may require additional training.

Also as part of this degree you will gain many transferrable skills that many graduate employers will value, so do not restrict your thinking to the jobs listed above. Useful websites to explore your ideas are Prospects and Target Jobs.

What did Working with Children Young People & Families graduates go on to do six months after graduation?

More than a quarter of early childhood studies graduates were working as nursery nurse assistants or teaching assistants. Those who go onto further study often study for teacher training qualifications. Two fifths of Youth and Community Work graduates employed in the UK are working as youth and community workers.

For a detailed breakdown of what Working with Children, Young People & Families graduates are doing six months after graduation, see What Do Graduates Do?

Click here for a full description of Newman’s BA (Hons) degree in Working with Children, Young People & Families including entry requirements.

To find out more, we would like to welcome you to one of our Open Days where you can ask academics and current students’ questions about the course and what Newman is like as a place of study. Please get in touch if you think we can help you take the next step in your career journey.

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