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Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Hons)
Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Hons)

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Hons)

  • ID:UH440059
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,450.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,450.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • GCSE English Language at grade C or above.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band).
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 51 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

This programme will be for you if you would like to become a graduate practitioner in the early childhood sector or if you have an interest in working with children and families. The programme focuses on young children’s education, development and care from conception to the age of 7 years. Students will have the opportunity to become confident, self-aware, reflective graduates able to operate as professionals in multi-agency contexts. The programme content draws on international research and practice, including global perspectives of children, different early childhood curricula and established, as well as emerging, theory.

You will learn from lecturers with many years of experience in early childhood settings and related professions including; primary teaching, nursing, health visiting and children’s centre management. Get to know one of the team, Michael Young a lecturer in Early Childhood Education.

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6.  These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study.  Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each.  

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Personal and Professional Skills, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Early Childhood Development, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Creativity and Learning, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Global Perspectives on Childhood, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • An Introduction to Interprofessional Education, 15 Credits, Compulsory

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Psychological Perspectives, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Transitions in Early Childhood, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Pedagogical Approaches, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Children’s Wellbeing, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Study Abroad - BA Early Childhood Education, 60 Credits, Optional
  • Designing an Inquiry, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Child Study, 15 Credits, Optional

Level 6

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Developing my Pedagogical Creed, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Research Project, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Working with Parents, Families and Communities, 30 Credits, Optional
  • Developing Mathematics and Literacy in Early Childhood, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Special Education Needs and Disability, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Interprofessional Working in Early Childhood Settings, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Pedagogical Leadership, 15 Credits, Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The School of Education has an excellent record of employment. Graduates from this degree will be equipped for careers with children and families in a range of different sectors and roles. They can enter into employment as graduate professionals, offering theoretical knowledge and understanding as well as practice experience. Graduates will also have the underpinning knowledge to progress to Postgraduate teacher training courses (dependent on other selection criteria) or to continue studying for a Master’s Degree (selection criteria may apply).

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single:300 GBP/year

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