GY 110 – Bachelor of Arts with Children’s Studies

Area:
Galway City
Price: -
Duration: 4 years
Type:
CAO and Third Level

Course description

CAO CODE: GY110 Over the four years of the programme the content will include the history of childhood, children’s literature, child development, the sociology of childhood, and children and social policy. Courses will also be offered on a range of theoretical and policy issues relevant to children and to children’s rights. In the third year of the programme students will have the opportunity to concentrate their work in the specialist area of childhood and engage with a combination of academic analysis and skills development. The learning outcomes of this programme will include a theoretical and practical understanding of the issues relevant to the study of children and children’s lives; competence in writing and communication skills; knowledge of social and community settings that have relevance to children’s lives; and research skills relevant to the study of children.