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Children and Integrated Professional Care - BA (Hons)

  • School of Education
  • Duration
  • Full Time: 3 years
  • Fees
  • Full Time: €3,290 per year
    International Students: €9,250 International

This innovative course is aimed at people hoping to pursue a career working with children as part of an integrated professional team. The BA (Hons) course offered at CMU aims to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the multi-disciplinary approach to the care and education of children today.

It draws together staff with a wide-ranging expertise in related areas from across the University, thus ensuring students have access to the highest quality of expert tuition.

Key Facts

The BA (Hons) Children and Integrated Professional Care course offers a unique opportunity for students to study and engage with professional practice in the following children's services: children and education, children and health, children and social care and child and family law.

The degree programme is carefully tailored to meet the requirements of The Common Core of Skills and Knowledge for the Childcare Workforce (2005) and responds to the specific needs of children as underlined by The Children Act 2004, The Climbie Inquiry and the Every Child Matters agenda.

Our aim, on this innovative course, is to give students wishing to pursue a career with children the ability to explore the demands of working in an integrated profession.

Successful graduates from the course will have a sound understanding of the rights and entitlements of children, young people and their families and the skills needed to work within multi-agency teams.

Students within the Faculty of Education, Law and Social Sciences have access to some of the most up-to-date facilities and resources and pursue their degree in a productive, modern and supportive learning environment.

We are proud that our reputation for training professionals ready to face the challenges of the 21st Century workplace means our graduates are highly employable when they leave.

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