Childhood studies is an exciting field drawing upon psychology, sociology and education theory. Early childhood experiences contribute to formative development and affect children for the rest of their lives. The modern world presents a wide range of new and challenging experiences for children, including 24/7 access to media, cultural diversity, cyber-bullying and increasing class sizes. This course prepares students to enter a career working with infants and children - whether in education, health care or children’s services - and to make a positive contribution to formative years.
Modules offered may vary. Modules will include: • Reflective Practice for Professional Development • Leading and Managing in the Childhood Professions • Historical Context of Children's Literature and its Impact in the 21st Century • Assessing Children's Needs in the Multi-agency Environment • Independent Research Project (Dissertation)
You will be assessed through a variety of assessment methods, including, essays, presentations, research tasks, projects and case studies.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
You must have achieved an appropriate foundation degree or Level 5 equivalent.
Additional entry requirements
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding