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Early Childhood and Special Educational Needs (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

Liverpool Hope University

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    XX14

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    62nd

    9
  • Subject Ranking

    18th

    6 (Education)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    125

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    86

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.35

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

This is a **four year degree** taught at our Hope Park campus. The **Foundation Year** aims to develop your skills so that after a year, you will be equipped with the necessary skills needed for studying the full BA Hons degree programme.**Early Childhood**The early experience of children in today’s society is crucial to their future life experience. Early Childhood is receiving significant attention due to its importance for securing lifelong learning and development. The Early Childhood degree at Liverpool Hope allows you to study early holistic development from a local, national and international perspective.The widening gap **nationally and internationally** between advantaged and disadvantaged children clearly emphasises the implications of supporting children and their families in their early years. There is an optional placement opportunity for combined Hons students. The placement will enable you to enhance your understanding of key themes and demonstrate your abilities to work in a professional context.The degree is **taught by academics from a wide variety of backgrounds**, including **Sociology, Education, Health and Psychology**. The teaching team are all actively involved in research and have published in their specialist fields. They are all members of the thriving Liverpool Hope Childhood Research Forum and contribute to a range of research conferences both nationally and internationally. This experience provides an informed and supportive learning environment for the student characterised by depth and challenge.**Special Educational Needs**Studying Special Educational Needs at Liverpool Hope University will enable you to understand a range of different learning needs and will provide you with the knowledge and confidence to educate others about the nature of disability. The degree incorporates insights from education, as well as drawing on work in the arts, humanities and health care, to ensure you gain a **broad and balanced understanding** of the principal features of education in a wide range of contexts.A central aspect of the course is an understanding of medical and social constructions of Special Educational Needs and Disability, the legal requirements regarding provision for SEN/ Disability and a critical understanding of past and contemporary practices. By completing this degree, you will have gained a knowledge and understanding of the **global perspectives on special education and disability** and issues relating to children and families, as well as having the ability to critically engage with professional expertise.Special Educational Needs (SEN) at Liverpool Hope University is an interdisciplinary subject underpinned by the work of the **Centre for Culture and Disability Studies (CCDS)**. You will become a professional who is knowledgeable and skilled in this field. You will enter your professional life recognising the importance of compassion and understanding of your work with, and on behalf of, those who are disabled and/or identified as having a special educational need.

Entry Requirements

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UCAS Tariff

Grades / Points

72

Details

Applicants must achieve a minimum of 72 UCAS points for entry on to this course.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

62nd

About this University

Liverpool Hope University offers one of the UK's widest choices of combined degrees across the arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences, and education. Ranking in the top five UK universities for student satisfaction (The Complete University Guide 2020) Liverpool Hope University offers gold-rated teaching (TEF 2017).

Address

Hope Park

Liverpool

L16 9JD

UNITED KINGDOM