University of Hull

Early Childhood Studies University of Hull Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Silver

University of Hull has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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This rewarding, flexible degree gives you the skills and knowledge to move into the early years workforce and practise at level six on graduation.

So on graduation, you'll be able to move straight into the early years workforce.

  • 98% of our educational studies students are in work or further study six months after graduating (UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey for the academic year 2016/17, published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018)

  • Guaranteed work experience throughout - we have links to more than 600 educational institutions giving you a better chance of a placement that suits your ambitions

  • You can take specialist professional pathways, such as a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), or continue with a Masters in Early Childhood

  • Spend a semester at an English-speaking partner institution in a country renowned for high-quality childcare – such as Spain, Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands. Or you could spend the time gaining professional experience in the UK

The University is a pioneer in delivering innovative learning that's aligned with current practice. Your job prospects are further enhanced by studying in different contexts – such as forest school learning, opportunities to study sign language and other interactive experiences.

Official Team GB partners

Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it.

What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership.

We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else.

Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb

Course details

Modules

Year 1

Compulsory modules

Child Health and Well Being
Early Child Development
Skills for Academic Success
International Constructions of Childhood
Play and Learning
Inclusion, Diversity and Rights

Year 2

Compulsory modules

Communication in the Early Years
Education Research Methods
Safeguarding and Promoting the Wellbeing of Children and Young People
Work Based Pedagogy in Practice

Year 3

Compulsory modules

Dissertation
Policy and Practice in Early Years and Care​
Creativity in Education
Leadership, Management and Team Working
International Perspectives in Early Childhood Education and Care

All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree.

Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests.

Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work.

Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code X312
Institution code H72
Campus name The University of Hull
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 104 points Points can be from any qualification on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from
A levels
BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
Irish Leaving Certificate
Scottish Highers
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma
or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications
Access to HE Diploma M: 30 credits
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points

Applicants must also have GCSE English Language/Literature at Grade C/4

Applicants with other qualifications are welcome to apply.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit www.hull.ac.uk
Institution's Own Test University of Hull English Language Programme 60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)

Please click below for a list of the English language qualifications we accept.

https://www.hull.ac.uk/Choose-Hull/Study-at-Hull/Admissions/English-language-requirements.aspx


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,500 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Your tuition fees will cover most costs associated with your programme (including registration, tuition, supervision, assessment and examination). There are some extra costs that you might have to pay, or choose to pay, depending on your programme of study and the decisions you make. We work hard to help ease money concerns during your time at university with a range of scholarships and bursaries that can make a huge difference to your budget. See www.hull.ac.uk/scholarships for more details.

Provider information

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University of Hull
Admissions Office
Cottingham Road
Hull
HU6 7RX


Course contact details

Visit our course page
Main Contact

01482 466100


Undergraduate Admissions Team

01482 466100