Children's Learning and Development at Edge Hill University - UCAS

Course summary

Dive into the rewarding role of working with children aged 5-11 to support their learning in schools and other education settings. Unravel the concept of children’s rights and explore their social and emotional learning and development. Be inspired to work in education and support children in their learning and development. Our innovative course challenges your thinking and provides a comprehensive understanding of children and childhood between the ages of 5 and 11. Analyse different academic approaches from history, politics and philosophy to psychology and sociology. Unpack the complexities and challenges of how children live, develop and learn. We’ll use real-life case studies to cover an international perspective on children, childhood and education. Discover the influences on children’s learning and how technology can enhance their development. With connections to over 2,000 organisations we’re well-placed to offer work-based learning opportunities in zoos, museums and more. So, you’ll stand out to employers with well-rounded experience in the field. Graduate from our children’s learning and development degree as a children’s practitioner that’s skilled in listening carefully and communicating effectively.


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Assessment method

You will be assessed through a variety of learner-centred approaches, from written assignments, presentations, group work and a research project to the creation of online resources, videos, blogs, electronic portfolios and practice-based tasks. Comprehensive and effective feedback on your work will clearly articulate targets for progression and improvement. There are no formal written examinations as part of the current assessment methods on this programme.

How to apply

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Ormskirk (Main Campus)
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

International applicants

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected].

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

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Children's Learning and Development at Edge Hill University - UCAS