Child and Youth Studies

North Highland College UHI


Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


A career in child and youth work is always going to present a diversity of situations and challenges. Add to this the unique urban and rural issues that evolve from a Highlands and Islands environment and you have another set of complex issues with which to engage.

This leading BA (Hons) Child and Youth Studies degree will give you a rigorous understanding of the specific concerns associated with child and youth issues in this region and within the broader context of the UK and Europe.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers, or Foundation Apprenticeship Social Services (Children and Young People) plus 1Higher. You are required to attend an interview.

Progression Routes

Graduates could apply for a range of postgraduate qualifications, e.g. in Social Work and Teaching

Start Date

September, January




BA Hons

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

8 years


Education and Childcare

SCQF Level