Childhood and Youth is an exciting, multidisciplinary subject in which you will explore a range of issues and challenges faced by children and young people in contemporary society, both here in the UK and on a global level. Drawing on key ideas from sociology, psychology, politics, history and geography, the degree examines important questions about children and young people’s development, their life chances and their opportunities for participation in wider society.
Topics studied include how social class, poverty, gender and ethnicity impact upon young people’s lives; how the media influence how children and young people are perceived by adults, and how they view themselves; and why young people take part in risky activities. In examining such questions, you will also explore various political debates and policy initiatives, as well as learning about various ways of researching with children and young people that aim to help them overcome the many challenges that they face.
With its strong emphasis on social justice and welfare, the degree will enable you to develop as a critical social scientist who values your role within the academic community at Hope and who, as a graduate, will be able to use your skills and knowledge to the benefit of your local community and society more broadly.For more details and information about this course visit:
In the Department of Psychology at Liverpool Hope University, we study how people think, feel and behave. Psychology is based on scientific principles and involves a range of teaching, reading and practical work to investigate how people perceive the world, structure their thinking, solve problems, interact with other people and much more.
Study with us and you will join a department that provides research-oriented teaching by lecturers with publications a wide range of national and international scientific journals. Teaching is in classrooms, lecture theatres and state-of-the-art research laboratories. Liverpool Hope's Health Sciences Building includes a colour vision lab, an Eye Tracker lab, an EEG lab, an fNIRS lab, a “Child Lab” with full observation equipment, as well as booths for cognition and perception experiments, and dedicated space and software for proficient transcription.
You will develop comprehensive statistical and qualitative analytical skills during the process of your studies, and alongside this, will be steered from being a dependent learner to an independent learner fully equipped to undertake your own research dissertation in your honours year.For more details and information about this course visit: