West Suffolk College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of East Anglia

Early Childhood Studies

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Course summary

Would you like a career working with children or their families? University Studies at West Suffolk College is offering you the opportunity to Study BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies. This fascinating and stimulating course will provide you with the knowledge you need to start or develop your career within the Early Years. Early Childhood Studies is the study of children and childhood. The primary focus is children from birth to eight years, but it also includes covers conception through to the end of primary schooling. The degree takes a multi-disciplinary approach and offers a fascinating and stimulating course of academic study. This means it includes educational, health, welfare, psychological, sociological, legal, philosophical, political and economic perspectives. A holistic philosophy permeates the programme.

Course details

Assessment method

A variety of assessment methods are used, including review papers, production of health promotion leaflets, essays, presentations, child observation and analysis, case study analysis, play activity planning and written reflective accounts. Students will also undertake a research dissertation at Level 6.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants are expected to hold GCSE English at Grade 4/C or above


English language requirements

English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic) Grade 6 IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students first language


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8500 Year 1
Scotland £8500 Year 1
Wales £8500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Books and materials – approximately £100 per year Enhanced Criminal Record Check (DBS) - £44
Early Childhood Studies at West Suffolk College - UCAS