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Childhood Studies (2nd year entry)

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Ayr Campus, Dumfries Campus, Lanarkshire Campus

Content

The BA Childhood Studies offers you the opportunity to build a career supporting children and their families in a variety of environments.

The course will also deepen your understanding of issues related to childhood and services for children and families.

You will gain an appreciation of the values underpinning children's services and the importance of working in partnership with professionals from different disciplines. You will also address childcare-related management issues.

This qualification is not a nursery or primary teaching qualification and therefore does not provide registration with Scottish Social Services Council as a Lead Practitioner.

Entry Requirements

HNC Childhood Practice, or other relevant HNC.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

UWS graduates work in the integrated childcare services with children under five or in out-of-school care as well as project work offering support for children and their families. Graduates have embarked on careers as family support workers, early years practitioners and NHS community nursery nurses.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

L560

Course Length

3 years

Faculty

School of Education and Social Sciences

Department

Education

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.uws.ac.uk