What influences development and why do children behave the way they do? On this Childhood Development degree, you'll explore key issues in children's development, learning and behaviour, from a range of perspectives.
You'll learn about cognitive, biological, social, and emotional development throughout childhood and adolescence. You'll recognise the complex influences that shape the lives of children and adolescents, including how play a?ects children's development and motivation.
A key element of the Childhood Development course is the opportunity to gain a short period of hands-on experience working with children and adolescents in a range of settings, including schools, child and family welfare charities, and youth justice.
You'll be o?ered clinical experience on campus and will have the opportunity to undertake short courses and work placements, as well as completing additional qualifications such as Safeguarding Children (Level 1).