Childhood Practice (Advanced entry)

UHI Outer Hebrides


Outer Hebrides Campus, 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 relevant SVQ at SCQF Level 7 plus at least 2 years' work experience in an appropriate setting. You must be employed within a relevant workplace environment.

Start Date

September, January




BA Hons

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

2 - 6 years


Education and Childcare

SCQF Level