Brock University

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Child and Youth Studies

Brock University

Faculty:Faculty of Social Sciences
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Youth Services/Administration
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,089
International: $31,662
Careers:Social and Community Service Workers


This theoretical and practical training offers an approach to understanding children, childhood and youth that includes: diversity, inequality, exceptionalities, families, cultures, social worlds, schools, peers, communities, popular and media culture, and international issues that span the globe. This wide-ranging knowledge base opens up doors to working with young people in a variety of capacities.

Experiential learning opportunities are offered in Years 2, 3, and 4 of the program with a required experiential course in Year 2.

Combined programs

You can combine your degree in subjects like psychology, sociology, geography and linguistics.

Minor programs

If you are not a CHYS major, you can apply to minor in CHYS after your first year. CHYS students can also minor in unrelated disciplines to further expand their studies.

A collaborative program is also available to complete both a degree and diploma.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*73 to 76
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
Ontario secondary school students must have a minimum of six 4U or 4M courses and have completed the OSSD to be considered for admission (or equivalent). One 4U math course (Data Management preferred) is recommended.

* 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.

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