Current childhood policy stresses the importance of placing the child at the centre of the government agenda and this exciting award aims to highlight the rights and needs of the child and family. The BSc (Hons) Childhood Studies is a relevant course for a wide range of professionals who work with children and families, including nurses, health visitors, early years educators, nursery workers in the public and independent sectors, social workers and people working in the youth justice and law enforcement sectors. You will get to study and learn with people from a variety of disciplines, who are all concerned with the wellbeing of children and their families. The emphasis is on exploring childhood from a global perspective to develop or strengthen your understanding of factors that affect a child’s health and wellbeing.
You will study the following modules and complete a dissertation: •Developmental Influences on Children and Young People (Core) •Managing the Learning Environment (Core) •Student Led Focussed Study (Optional) or Contemporary Issues (Optional)
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This is a top-up degree. You must be working in a relevant area of childcare and possess 240 credit points at Level Four (HE). Equivalent work-related qualifications are also acceptable. Those who are unable to demonstrate the relevant academic credits may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior and Experiential Learning (APEL) considerations.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
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University of South Wales