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Childhood Studies (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

University of Winchester

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UCAS CODE: X35X

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

- Childhood Studies achieved 100% overall satisfaction as rated by final-year undergraduate students in the 2019 National Student Survey- Focus on children's development from conception to 8 years- Prepare for practice in Early Years settings with placements in years 2 and 3.- Combine academic and practical skillsThe BA (Hons) Childhood Studies is for you if you are passionate about working with children and their families and accord importance to children’s social and emotional development and mental health. Your degree will take a holistic approach, focusing on children’s education, care and development from conception to 8 years and drawing on the disciplines of psychology, health, education, social policy and internationalisation perspectives to develop you as a reflective graduate ready to work in multi‐professional contexts.A key feature of the programme is its emphasis on equipping you for high quality practice. There is preparation for practice in Year 1 and placements in Years 2 and 3 in Early Years settings and Reception classes in Primary Schools. These offer you the opportunity to relate theory to practice in a meaningful way.A Foundation Year is the perfect way to boost your academic skills, build your confidence and develop your wider subject knowledge so you can succeed at Winchester. This course offers an extra year of study at the start (Year 0) which leads onto a full degree programme (Years 1, 2 and 3).A Foundation Year is ideal if you are returning to education after a break; haven’t quite achieved the entry qualifications required; are wanting more support during the transition to studying at university; or are unsure about which subject you wish to pursue.In Year 0, you will study a set of modules from across the Faculty of Education which are designed to develop your academic and practical skills. This broader focus in your first year introduces you to studying at university level and provides you with a better understanding of Childhood Studies and related subjects.You will experience a variety of teaching methods including lectures, discussion-based seminars and independent study. You will also receive support to boost your academic skills to prepare you for the rest of your time at Winchester. Find out more and hear from our Foundation Year students at winchester.ac.uk/foundationYear 1 will support you in orienting to University level study and introduces foundational topics within Childhood Studies. Years 2 and 3 gradually extend your knowledge and understanding, drawing on national and international research and practice and the extensive and wide‐ranging experience and research interests of the tutor team.You will be helped to access cutting edge knowledge and to translate it into practical application on placement. By combining academic and applied skills, you will graduate in a strong position for finding employment in the sector.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,800per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 48

A GCSE A*-C or 9-4 pass in English Language and mathematics is required

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University information

University of Winchester

  • University League Table

    106th

  • Campus address

    University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 4NR, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 84 9

    69th out of 79 9

    25th out of 38

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    119 58%

    45th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    20th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    13th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    101 59%

    68th

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    43rd

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    12th

    49
  • Entry standards

    / Max 162
    126 78%

    10th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    11th

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