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Childhood and Early Years Studies BA (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Coach Lane Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course is designed to help you make a difference in the lives of children. You'll gain knowledge, insight and understanding of a range of issues relating to childhood, children, young people and society.Covering topics including child development, education, war, poverty, health, disability, the law, you'll analyse the contemporary experience of children, looking at the latest research, historical documents, children's literature and film, and a range of other sources.This understanding will open up a range of employment opportunities and provide a foundation to go on and study further training courses including teaching, social work, children's nursing and other related professions.You will reflect upon current developments in childhood provision, policy and practice both nationally and internationally, and you'll be learning from staff who are contributing to the most important debates in the field.When you graduate, you'll be able to relate everything you learn back to practice, and you'll have undertaken a minimum of 50 hours practical work related experience, which will support you in moving into a profession of your choice.This course is in line with the QAA benchmarks for Early Childhood Studies as well as the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) guidance, both respected benchmarks in professions involving work with children.Northumbria University is ranked 9th in Education in the UK (Guardian University League Tables 2020).90% of Childhood and Early Years Studies students say they they are satisfied with the learning opportunities that comes with their course (National Student Survey 2018)

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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16,500per year

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UCAS Points : 120

From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A-level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas, or the International Baccalaureate.Find out how many points your qualifications are worth by using the UCAS Tariff calculator: Requirements:There are no specific subject requirements for this course. GCSE Requirements:Applicants will need Maths and English Language at minimum grade 4/C, or an equivalent.Additiona


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University information

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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  • Campus address

    Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 8ST, England

Specialist country advisors offer support and guidance to international students via in-country visits, online events and a one-to-one booking system.
Northumbria’s City Campus is in the heart of multicultural Newcastle, famous for its safety and friendliness; accommodation is a short walk from campus.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 84 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    151 73%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92.0 92%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%



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