Early Childhood Studies Extended Degree (including Foundation Year)UCAS Code: X1X0
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Main entry requirements
Typical offer DD (48 UCAS points from one or more A levels)
Typical offer CC (42 UCAS points) from Highers.
A minimum of 15 points at the higher level and a minimum of 4 points in English at standard level.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 42 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers67%
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Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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You'll learn about the influence of society on childhood, and develop critical thinking and essay skills during this four-year alternative route into higher education. The foundation year is ideal if you don't have traditional qualifications or meet the entry requirements for the degree level Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons). The course is an excellent way to get a real taste of a range of social and human science subjects while gaining the maths and English GCSEs you need to progress to the degree. The foundation year qualifies you for entry to Year 1 (Level 4) of the three-year degree and gives you a taste of contemporary issues at the forefront of the study of early childhood. You'll benefit from the most up-to-date developments in work with young children and their families across all sectors. This course is ideal for those looking to begin or progress a career in the early childhood professions and has links to national organisations.
Year 1 modules include: Critical Thinking (core, 15 credits) Culture, Family and Power (core, 15 credits) Key Concepts in Early Childhood (core, 15 credits) Media, Crime and 'Race' (core, 15 credits) Reflecting on Self and Society (core, 15 credits) Researching Discrimination (core, 15 credits) Researching Inequality (core, 15 credits) Social Issues in Context: Text to Essay (core, 15 credits)
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