King's University College

Childhood and Social Institutions

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Program Information

School:King's University College
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Child Development
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Description:As part of Interdisciplinary Programs the CSI program combines a unique focus on identifying often overlooked child competencies, a constructive questioning of existing understandings of childhood, and an exploration of the implications of the changing status of children and childhood in Canada and internationally. We take a critical view of the social institutions around childhood – the home, the school, the legal system, the educational system, etc. Students will engage with a variety of courses which offer opportunities to deepen their knowledge in the area and will gain skills in critical thinking and social and historical analysis as well as understanding how childhood is experienced by children. Issues around children’s rights and children’s agency are a prominent feature of our courses.

There are two certificate/diploma programs associated with CSI, open to any student at King’s who meets admission requirements. They are: Cert/Dip in Childhood and the Justice System and Cert/Dip in Advocacy and Childhood. The Certificate is for those currently registered in a degree program, while the diploma is for those who have already graduated.
URL:Childhood and Social Institutions at King's University College
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,834
International: $33,462

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.
See: https://www.kings.uwo.ca/current-students/money-matters/fees-and-responsibilities/schedules/
Enrolment #:70

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*78
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 

King’s projects a minimum 79% final entrance average for Ontario high schools students. Averages are calculated on the top six 4U or 4M credits including English 4U.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 85] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 4.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]

Students admitted to King's University College must be proficient in written and spoken English. Applicants for whom English is not their first language and who have not lived or studied in an English language environment for a period of at least 3 years will be required to write one of the following tests: T.O.E.F.L. (Test of English as a Foreign Language) - a written score of 580 or higher and a score of 4.5 on the TWE or a score of 85-90 on Internet Based Test (IBT) with no section less than 20; M.E.L.A.B. (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery) - a score of 85 or higher with no less than 80 in any section; I.E.L.T.S. (International English Language Testing System) - a score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any section; or C.A.E.L. (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment) - a minimum score of 60 is required with no part less than 60.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    College transfer students are required to have a minimum of a B average on an acceptable one-year certificate (General Arts and Sciences, Pre-Health Science, Human Services Foundation) or completed diploma. College transfer students may earn a maximum of five transfer credit. Individual courses must have a minimum achievement of 60% to be considered for transfer credit. King’s projects a minimum 65% for admission for students transferring from another Canadian University. A maximum of ten transfer credit may be granted. Individual courses must have a minimum achievement of 60% to be considered for transfer credit.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on February 05, 2020

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