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Early Childhood Studies degrees in the UK in 2024

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Early Childhood Studies - Top Up BSc (Hons)

University of Derby Online Learning United Kingdom

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Early Childhood Studies (Top-up) BA (Hons)

University of Derby United Kingdom

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Psychology and Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons)

Bishop Grosseteste University United Kingdom

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Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) top-up

University of Greenwich United Kingdom

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Early Childhood Studies (with Practioner Options) BA (Hons)

University of East London (UEL) United Kingdom

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Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons)

University of Portsmouth United Kingdom

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Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons)

Bath Spa University United Kingdom

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Early Childhood Studies (X310) BA

University College Birmingham (UCB) United Kingdom

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Early Childhood Studies with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Birmingham City University United Kingdom

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Early Childhood Studies BA

University of Leeds United Kingdom

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Early Childhood Studies Degrees in the UK

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Early childhood studies look at the impact of various elements on early childhood, and the effect this can have on development, learning and health. As a student of early years studies, you will consider the impact of parents, early years settings (such as nursery or kindergarten), and any other wider social factors on young children. You will also promote the rights of children and their rights within settings they come across.

Graduates of a degree in early childhood studies will have a range of career opportunities available to them. The most common destination for graduates tends to be within settings that work with young children, such as nursery, primary school and social work. Other career options include counselling, local authority positions and parenting support roles.

Your degree will be delivered through a mixture of modes. These will include lectures and seminars, as well as practical sessions. Depending on your course, you may also be required or encouraged to take part in a work placement. Modules you study could include:

  • Early Childhood Development
  • Play and Pedagogy
  • Infant Health and Wellbeing
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Early Language and Communication

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

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