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Early Childhood Education BA (Hons)

University of Hertfordshire

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UCAS CODE: X310

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Do you aspire to make a significant difference to young children’s lives, future generations and transform communities in a rewarding field? Are you excited to learn about children’s education, development and care? We’ll teach you the latest theory, philosophy and best practice. There are so many different approaches you can try. This is a chance to specialise in the development of young children between 0 – 7 years old. We’ll teach you how to give every child you work with the best possible start.You'll have the opportunity to focus on practice or research. Whichever path you choose, you can enter a variety of careers related to working with children and families. If you focus on practice, you’ll complete two extended work placements in your 2nd and 3rd year. In addition to your degree, you’ll graduate with Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner Competencies. This puts you in an excellent position to seek immediate employment in early childhood settings and to count in staff-child ratios from the day you start work. This means you’ll be able to make a difference early on in your career. Plus, you’ll have a range of transferable skills that are in high demand. If you focus on research, you’ll specialise in theory and critical analysis. You’ll investigate philosophies, concepts and current issues related to early childhood education. We’ll teach you how to critique their impact through work-based learning. Through your studies, you’ll become an expert in the theories which underpin child development, education and care. You’ll become a confident, self-aware and reflective graduate. You’ll have the research skills to work in a variety of multi-agency settings or progress to post graduate studies.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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14,000per year

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University information

University of Hertfordshire

  • University League Table

    80th

  • Campus address

    University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    65th out of 84 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    109 53%

    68th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    30th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    29th

    6

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