Program Information

School: Trent University
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Child Development
Description: A unique new interdisciplinary degree program, Child and Youth Studies is offered exclusively at our Durham campus and focuses on how children and youth learn through play. With strong foundations in sociology, psychology, education and the humanities, this degree inspires students to think deeply about the perspectives and experiences of child and youth. You will learn about child and youth rights and legal issues, and how children develop emotionally, socially, artistically, intellectually and physically. The program also has a rich focus on creative engagement, theatre and the arts.

URL: Child and Youth Studies (B.A.) at Trent University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Cost per year is based on the 2018-2019 academic year and includes the cost of tuition, ancillary fees, and levies.

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have: an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), a minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites, a minimum 70% overall final average, and ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%.