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BA (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
Ucas points guide

88-104

% applicants receiving offers

89%

Subjects
  • Academic studies in education
Student score
78% MED
% employed or in further study
97% MED
Average graduate salary
£13.6k LOW
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

UCAS tariff points
88-104

UCAS tariff points (Scotland)
104

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 88-104 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

89%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

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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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Gain the specialised theoretical and practical knowledge needed to support children from birth to 18 years, with an inclusive approach to understanding childhood. You learn from lecturers with extensive professional experience, many of whom are active in specialist research. You also gain valuable practical and professional skills through work-based learning in a range of contexts. â?¢ Develop your understanding of the link between theory and practice in working with children and families. â?¢ Learn from lecturers with extensive professional and academic experience. â?¢ Build your professional confidence and enhance your employability through work-based learning. â?¢ Choose modules that reflect your personal interests in working with children and families.

Modules

Year 1: healthy childhoods; social and economic dimensions of childhood; children playing; child protection Year 2: supporting the health of children and young people; childrenâ??s rights; learning and achieving; safeguarding issues for children and young people Year 3: research project; leadership

Sheffield Hallam University

Adsetts Learning Centre

Sheffield has all the excitement of a major city but the friendliness of a small town. The university and students' union work together to enhance the student experience; your employability is at the top of our agenda. We have lots of societies, sports clubs and volunteering opportunities, plus the largest number of students in Britain on courses with a year's paid work placement.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
15%
71%
14%

Year 1

14%
72%
14%

Year 2

11%
78%
11%

Year 3

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
100%

Year 1

100%

Year 2

100%

Year 3

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 89%
Student score 78% MED
Able to access IT resources

92%

Staff made the subject interesting

87%

Library resources are satisfactory

91%

Feedback on work has been helpful

63%

Feedback on work has been prompt

67%

Staff are good at explaining things

89%

Received sufficient advice and support

78%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
1% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
90% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
21% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
294 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
67% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
3% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 97% MED
Average graduate salary £13.6k LOW
Graduates who are childcare and related personal services

36%

Graduates who are welfare and housing associate professionals

4%

Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

4%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
When you look at employment stats, bear in mind that a lot of students are already working in education when they take this type of course and are studying to help their career development. This means they already have jobs when they start their course, and a lot of graduates continue to study, whilst working, when they complete their courses. If your course is focused on early years education, a lot of these graduates go into nursery work or classroom or education assistant jobs; these jobs are not classed as 'graduate level' in the stats, but many graduates who enter these roles say that a degree was necessary.
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