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Early Childhood Studies with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Birmingham City University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    City South Campus, Edgbaston

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**We're ranked 3rd in the UK for our undergraduate Education programmes, including BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies with Foundation Year (Guardian League Tables 2020)**You will study very broad subjects in your foundation year, which is designed to prepare you for a range of courses, not just one particular BA degree.So although you apply to study a BA in a specific course – in this case BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies – the foundation year sets you up for a number of other possible degrees starting the following year. It may be that you don’t end up doing a degree in precisely the same subject as your foundation year.This flexibility is one of the great things about the foundation year category Society, Childhood and Education; it allows you to find out more about your interests and talents before focusing on a three year degree. The foundation year also helps us to make sure we help to match you to the degree that fits you best. You will be assessed for progression on to your second year, which would be the first year of your BA-level degree.With the wellbeing and rights of babies and young children at its centre, our BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies programme provides you with a range of teaching and learning experiences so that you can contribute to a changing society, particularly within the field of Early Childhood (babies and young children from birth to 5). This course provides placement opportunities throughout and presents many rewarding opportunities for you to explore once you have graduated in many different institutions, such as schools, nurseries and charities.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,200per year

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University information

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Birmingham City University

  • University League Table

    84th

  • Campus address

    Birmingham City University, University House, 15 Bartholomew Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B5 5JU, England

One of only four UK universities offering a Master's in International Human Resource Management which is also fully CIPD-accredited.
ACCA programmes are taught in a Platinum status centre, showing that the university meets ACCA performance targets for course tuition and support.
Many master's courses now offer international students six-month professional placements towards the end of their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 81 6

    52nd out of 83 5

    65th out of 102 4

  • Entry standards

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    121 61%

    44th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    19th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    45th

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    118 68%

    46th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    43rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    51st

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    123 62%

    42nd

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    83rd

    17

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