Childhood Studies (Top-Up) at University of South Wales - UCAS

University of South Wales

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

Childhood Studies (Top-Up)

Course summary

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.

Modules

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

Application codes

Course code:
L531
Institution code:
W01
Campus name:
Pontypridd
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
International £12600 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Students have access to a wide range of resources including textbooks, publications, and computers in the University’s library and via online resources. In most cases they are more than sufficient to complete a course of study. Where there are additional costs, either obligatory or optional, these are detailed on the University website (on individual course pages). Of course students may choose to purchase their own additional personal resources/tools over and above those listed to support their studies at their own expense. All stationery and printing costs are at a student’s own expense. Students from Wales and the EU may be eligible for a means-tested Welsh Government Learning Grant. Please visit the University website for full details.

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Childhood Studies (Top-Up) at University of South Wales - UCAS