Childhood & Youth Studies

Open University in Ireland


Course Name Childhood & Youth Studies
Course Provider Open University in Ireland
Course Code E93
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Open University None
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Attendance Options Distance
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters PG Dip IPCY (Open)
Duration 2 - 4 years

The maximum time to complete this qualification is four years.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+You must have a bachelors degree from a UK University (or equivalent) to study this course. Your degree can be in any subject, although childhood and youth studies, sociology, health and social care, anthropology, psychology or education are particul...

Course Content

Expand+If you work with children and young people and wish to enhance your knowledge or would like to move into this field, this postgraduate diploma will deepen your understanding and develop your practice. While there is no work-based requirement, you wil...

Subjects Taught


To gain this qualification you need 120 credits as follows – note that the modules must be studied in the order E808 then E809:

Compulsory modules Credits
Children and young people’s worlds (E808) 60
Frameworks for critical pra...

Number of Credits 120 credits
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career relevance

This postgraduate diploma will be attractive to anyone with a personal or professional interest in exploring different aspects of children and young people’s worlds. It is aimed at those who are graduates and seeking to advance ...

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