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University of Bristol

Childhood Studies with Quantitative Research Methods

UCAS Code: L522

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

A,B,B

Contextual offer: BBC Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/#contextual for more information about contextual offers.

Access to HE Diploma

D:30,M:15

Pass Access to HE Diploma with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit, including subjects relevant to the course such as Psychology, Sociology and Social Policy.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

D3,M2,M2

Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32-29

32 overall to include 16 points at Higher Level. Contextual offer: 29 points overall with 14 at Higher Level

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

Scottish Higher

A,A,B,B,B

Standard Higher: AABBB and Advanced Higher: AB

Requirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.

UCAS Tariff

128-147

We’ve calculated how many Ucas points you’ll need for this course.

100%
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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Subject

Child care

This course combines the highly-rated Childhood Studies degree with an in-depth training in practical and analytical skills using quantitative research methods, as part of a national initiative addressing the shortage of social science graduates with quantitative skills. These skills are highly valued by graduate employers and are beneficial for students going on to postgraduate research.Two-thirds of your studies will follow the Childhood Studies course and you will acquire core knowledge about the lives of children from birth to 19 years old. Within a framework of children's rights, you will consider their participation and protection and the provision of services for children and young people.The remaining third of the degree provides interdisciplinary training in quantitative methods. Practical classes in social statistics and applied data analysis will develop your skills and advance your understanding of childhood studies. In your third year you will undertake your own individual quantitative research dissertation in an area of childhood.It is possible to continue your studies for a fourth year on the MSci Childhood Studies with Quantitative Research Methods: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/2018/quantitative-research-methods/msci-childhood-quantitative-research/

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£16,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Bristol

Department:

School of Education

TEF rating:

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How do students rate their degree experience?

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

94%
UK students
6%
International students
9%
Male students
91%
Female students
90%
2:1 or above
12%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
A
B

After graduation


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What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£24,000
high
Average annual salary
96%
med
Employed or in further education
36%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

23%
Childcare and related personal services
19%
Other administrative occupations
15%
Teaching and educational professionals
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Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Child care

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