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UCAS CODE: L560

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Lanarkshire Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This programme is designed to deepen your understanding of issues related to childhood and services for children and their families. Study includes childcare policy at home and abroad; equality; inclusion; health and well-being; language; communication; and early literacy skills.You will enhance your appreciation of the values underpinning children’s services, the importance of working partnerships with professionals from differing disciplines and address childcare-related management issues.Guest speakers also form part of the programme to further deepen your understanding of the subject. Recent speakers include Professor Li Li of Kunming University to discuss international perspectives of early years provision in China and Sue Robson of Roehampton University who addressed creativity in the early years.Year 2Studies include health and well-being, social justice and equality, multiple intelligences and self-reflection skills. Leadership and teamwork skills are developed in a variety of childcare settings. During a three-week block of work-based learning (in this year or Year 3), language, communication and early literacy skills will be studied.Year 3Skills management and leadership abilities are developed. Other countries’ policies and practices of childcare are studied as well as the wider Scottish children’s workforce. You will learn qualitative research methods and undertake a research project. A three-week block of work-based learning is offered.Year 4You will study towards your Honours degree and develop a specialism, deepening your knowledge of the core themes of research, practice, and inter-professional/disciplinary working, with a continuing focus on inclusion and diversity, working with families and children’s play, learning and development.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 13,325per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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Scottish HNC : Pass

Entry to Year 2 with a HNC in one of the following: Early Education and Care, Childcare and Education or Childhood Practice. Applicants must also have Higher English at Grade C or GCSE English Literature and English Language at Grade B, or above or equivalent.

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University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 84 3

    39th out of 79 18

    4th out of 38

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    183 89%

    5th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    9th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    134 78%

    23rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    60th

    43
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.65 73%

    67th

    23
  • Entry standards

    / Max 162
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    7th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%

    8th

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