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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Liverpool John Moores University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

If you think you can make a difference to the lives of young children and their families, then the BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies could be the course for you.A child’s first experiences have an impact far beyond those initial few years of life. Poverty, poor education, child abuse, as well as the positive experiences of creativity and play, have an enormous influence on a child’s development. The acquisition of knowledge and understanding of early childhood studies is progressive, and nurtures the development of a critically reflective perspective. The overarching themes and defining principles of the programme are education, social welfare, health and wellbeing. Early Childhood Studies explores and deals with all aspects of society, which impact on young people and their families. The course focuses on the development, growth, health and well-being of young children from 0-8 years old from both the perspective of the child and the adult. Different perceptions of children and childhood are considered and you are also encouraged to examine the wider socio-economic and political factors that influence children at all levels. You are provided with a sound theoretical foundation drawn from different disciplines such as psychology and sociology.We have several international links, and there are opportunities to visit various countries as part of your course and also undertake a work-related placement abroad.We have a student volunteer scheme in schools and other placements, so that you can gain the experience and practice you need before embarking on further study or a career.The course gives you enormous scope to tailor your studies to your own interests through optional modules, research and work-related practice.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,600per year

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A level : BCC

Minimum number of A Levels required: 2Is general studies acceptable? YesAre AS level awards acceptable? Acceptable only when combined with other qualificationsAverage A Level offer: BCCMaximum AS Level points accepted: 20

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University information

Liverpool John Moores University

  • University League Table

    79th

  • Campus address

    Liverpool John Moores University, Egerton Court (Headquarters), 2 Rodney Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L1 2UA, England

A globally respected university with staff and students from over 100 countries.
Access to a superb careers programme, developed in partnership with FTSE 100 companies and leading businesses.
All LJMU international students are guaranteed a place in high-quality, university-endorsed accommodation within the heart of the city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    62nd out of 90 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    129 61%

    37th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67.0 67%

    49th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    68th

    57

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