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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)

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  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
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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.

English Requirements

  • ​IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and at least 5.5  in each component 
  • PTE 56 with no less than 51 in each skill.

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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National level 6:

Modules on this course include:

  • Education and Society (20 credits)
  • Leading Practice for Children and Young People (20 credits)
  • Equality and Diversity in Contemporary Society (20 credits)
  • Work-based Research Project (40 credits)

Plus one option from:

  • The Foundation Years (20 credits)
  • The Foundation Years: Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner Competencies (20 credits)
  • Creative Teaching and Thinking (20 credits)
  • Children, Young People and Digital Learning (20 credits)
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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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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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