Childhood Practice (Advanced entry)

UHI Inverness


Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


This fully-online honours degree offers practitioners in a wide range of childhood practice settings the opportunity to gain the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) recognised qualification to be a lead practitioner.

You will have the opportunity to relate theory to real working practice and investigate, in-depth, an area of interest to you.

The course is designed to meet the Scottish subject benchmark statement, the Standard for Childhood Practice.

On successful completion of the course you will have acquired the skills and knowledge to move on to a lead practitioner role. Similarly, you will be well equipped to take further professional qualifications or a PGDE.

Entry Requirements

HNC Childhood Practice or other recognised SSSC practitioner qualification at SCQF Level 7. You must be employed within a relevant workplace environment and have at least two years work experience in an appropriate setting. Alternative entry will be considered based on relevant professional qualifications recognised by SSSC plus appropriate experience

Start Date

September, January




BA Hons

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

2-6 years


Education and Applied Sciences

SCQF Level