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Childhood Practice

University of Strathclyde

Content

The degree structure is divided according to the three main aspects of professional development, as outlined in the Scottish Social Services Council document – The Standard for Childhood Practice
(revised 2015). Core modules provide theoretical knowledge, underpinning the issues for children from birth to 16 years. The course takes a holistic view of children’s development, learning and wellbeing.

It covers areas such as: protecting and caring for children; working with parents and carers, families, communities and other agencies; developing practice in the leadership of others; understanding of relevant organisational frameworks; developing a critical understanding of policies, practices and legal requirements relevant to the service; knowledge of how children learn and develop.

Entry Requirements

HNC Childhood Practice or other relevant qualification plus relevant work experience. You should be employed in registered care and educational services or work with children and families.

Start Date

October

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Part time (evening)

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Education

SCQF Level

10