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Childhood Education Studies (Online) BA (Hons)

University College Birmingham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University College Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    MAR

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**OVERVIEW****Our childhood experiences shape all our lives. Being part of that journey, as a professional helping children and their families, makes for a hugely rewarding career. If you dream of working in this field but want the flexibility of distance learning, University College Birmingham’s Childhood Education Studies degree course allows you to study online and gain the knowledge, understanding and transferable skills to explore a wide range of jobs in this sector.**Preparing you for a constantly changing job market, our online degree will provide you with an in-depth understanding of children’s complex psycho-social, physical, emotional and cognitive needs. You will study a variety of areas, from safeguarding and learning in early childhood to inclusive practice and supporting parents, as well as enhancing a range of interpersonal and intrapersonal communication skill sets.Our ‘flexi-learn’ online course has been developed to offer you an authentic sense of community, using a blend of communication tools including web-based/email delivery and ‘real-time’ online conversations and activities. You will have face-to-face contact with module staff, personal tutors and dissertation supervisors through web conferencing software, which you will be trained how to use before your studies begin. (See more details about the teaching and assessment arrangements for this course under 'Assessment Method' below.)**WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?**- **Flexible online learning** – Want to boost your skills while maintaining full-time/part-time employment? Studying our Childhood Education Studies degree online provides a flexible approach to learning- **Specialise your studies** – Study and research specialist topics through a range of optional modules, a final dissertation project and innovative assessment regimes- **Diverse skills and knowledge** – Build your understanding around childhood development, social trends and legislative frameworks alongside employability skills for your future career**CAREERS AND PROGRESSION**Examples of careers you could pursue following this course:- Childcare worker- Community education officer- Counsellor- Education administrator- Learning mentor (school)- Special educational needs coordinator (SENCO)You could also progress onto one of our postgraduate courses at University College Birmingham.- **Please refer to our website www.ucb.ac.uk for the latest updates to this course**

Tuition fees

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£ 5,500per year

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UCAS Points : 72

A minimum of 72 UCAS Tariff points will be required.

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University College Birmingham

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    University College Birmingham, Summer Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B3 1JB, England

25% of the university’s students are from overseas, with undergraduates from around 65 countries across Europe, America, Africa, the Middle East and Far East.
Many of the university’s courses are offered in partnership with the University of Birmingham.

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