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Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons)

University of Suffolk

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UCAS CODE: X346

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University of Suffolk

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The Early Childhood Studies (ECS) degree course covers higher education levels 4, 5, 6 and is designed for anyone who wants a career working with or for children and/or their families.The primary focus is children from birth to eight years but it also covers conception through to when a child is approximately eleven years of age (the natural completion of the primary education stage).The degree takes a multi-disciplinary approach and offers a fascinating and stimulating course of academic study. This means it includes educational, health, welfare, psychological, sociological, legal, philosophical, political and economic perspectives. A holistic philosophy permeates the programme.The Early Childhood Studies degree enables students to go in to a range of careers in the early years, as well as completing post graduate qualifications in order to work in the education, health and social care fields. Careers including Primary Teacher Training, Family Support and Social Work, Nursing and related disciplines, Early Year’s settings, International, National and Regional Aid work with children and their families, post-graduate study and research.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 11,790per year

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University information

University of Suffolk

  • University League Table

    129th

  • Campus address

    University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, Neptune Quay, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1QJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    62nd out of 83 1

    98th out of 102 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    107 61%

    71st

    28
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    49th

    21
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    106 54%

    79th

    20
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    37 37%

    87th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    24th

    53

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