Childhood Studies: An Introduction

UHI Argyll


Oban Centre, Lochgilphead Centre and CERC, Dunoon Centre, Rothesay Centre, Campbeltown Centre


If you’re passionate about working with children and young people this access course is a great place to start.

Through a mix of theory and practical work you’ll learn about many aspects of child development. This course will help you to build an excellent base to unlock higher levels of study in this subject.

As part of the course you’ll have a work placement where you’ll get hands-on experience planning and delivering activities for a group of children.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements.

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. Must be 16 years at start of course.

Progression Routes

NC Early Education and Childcare

Start Date




Study Method

Blended learning
Full time

Course Length

1 year


Education and Childcare

SCQF Level