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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University of Wolverhampton

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The Early Childhood Studies degree will develop your skills and knowledge required for a range of careers working with children, their families and the services that support them. The course will draw on a range of disciplines such as history, psychology, education, sociology, welfare and social policy.The course is suitable for people new to this area or experienced staff searching for career development. The course takes account of the ecology of children’s lives in studying the complexities of family life and of children’s development from conception onwards and the significance of childhood across cultures and societies.Work experience placements are an integral part of the course and can be negotiated in a variety of settings such as schools, nurseries, community care centres, hospitals, social services, libraries, children’s centres, and other relevant settings. The course will consider theory in relation to the implications for practice and enable you to evaluate and develop appropriate pedagogical approaches to work with children and their families and to consider ethical principles and high quality practice.National Student Survey 91% Student Satisfaction for BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies (2016)-This course involves placements at every level of study.-The teaching team are from a range of professional backgrounds including education, local authorities, social work, adult education and youth work and are all actively involved in research and writing.-This course is taught full time and part time-Members of the Early Childhood Studies team are all active researchers in an area of childhood studies. For example, the experience of part time students, teachers perspectives in primary education of government agendas and comparative education and the role of the adult with pre-school settings.-Student support is a priority with systems of pastoral and academic support provided from the start by personal and module tutors.-This is a unique course which offers both academic rigour and professional relevance.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 12,250per year

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University information

University of Wolverhampton

  • University League Table

    121st

  • Campus address

    University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY, England

The Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) has a 45-year track record of working in almost 140 countries.
Each year the university welcomes students from over 130 nations, studying at one of its UK campuses or partner institutions overseas.
The university offers degrees in: China, Hong Kong, India, Nepal, Oman, Greece, Singapore, UAE, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, France.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 81 2

    74th out of 83 1

    84th out of 102 1

  • Entry standards

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    116 58%

    57th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    42nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    66th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    108 62%

    69th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    63rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    58th

    7
  • Entry standards

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    99 50%

    91st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    59 59%

    49th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    26th

    3

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