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Childhood and Society Studies
Childhood and Society Studies (Top-Up) BA (Hons)
Childhood and Society Studies (Top-Up) BA (Hons)

Childhood and Society Studies (Top-Up) BA (Hons)

  • ID:US440132
  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£11,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£11,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

- To apply for this course you usually need one of the following:

  • Foundation Degree in a relevant subject (such as Education and Care)
  • 240 credits (or equivalent) of a recognised UK undergraduate award, in a relevant subject to Level 5.

- You must also have all of the following:

  • GCSE grade C or above in three subjects, which must include Mathematics and English Language, or a minimum of Level 2 Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number. If you have studied for a GCSE which has a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above.
  • At least two years experience of working or volunteering with children and/or young people
  • A letter of endorsement from your employer or provider of voluntary work
  • An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

English requirements

If English is not your first language you should have at least one of the following qualifications (or equivalent) as a minimum.

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

You need an overall score of 6.0, with at least 5.5 or higher in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking. An alternative approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) will also be accepted if the applicant’s element scores are equivalent to those required for IELTS. After 6 April 2015, you must take your IELTS exams at one of the test centres listed on the UKVI website.

  • Pearson Test of English Academic

You need an overall score of 56 with no less than 51 in each skill.

  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)

You need grade C or above.

  • Cambridge Certification in Advanced English (CAE)

You need grade C or above.

  • O-Level English Language or GCSE English Language

You need grade C or above (UK Exam board).

  • Malaysian SPM 1119

You need grade 6 or above (only grades 1, 2 or 3 are acceptable for Law).

  • Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) II

You need Merit or Distinction.

Other requirements


Course Information

BA (Hons) Childhood and Society Studies (Top-Up) is designed for people who want to gain a full undergraduate degree, and are working with children and/or young people.

You will develop a broader understanding of a number of childhood-related topics, and use this to analyse your own practice and the practice of others in childhood settings.

If you have existing experience in early years, you can take the optional pathway in Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner Competencies and graduate with a highly-desirable degree title BA (Hons) Childhood and Society Studies with Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner Competencies, improving your employability.

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Pre Courses

If you have another qualification not listed above, contact the International Office for advice. If you do not have the necessary level of English you may need to take one of the University's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) University Preparation Courses before you begin your course.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Gaining an undergraduate degree will boost your career prospects and allow you to progress faster. You will also be eligible to apply for a range of Masters courses (level 7), such as Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), MSc Practice Development, MSc Inequality and Society and MA Social Work.

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