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Childhood Studies

University of Sunderland
Sunderland, Great Britain
Full-time
€10,795.67/Credit
32583 Points
Duration
3 Years
Language
English
Start date
Sep 2021

Program Description

This course will provide you with skills, knowledge and understanding in a range of subject areas that combine to form childhood studies. You will learn about child development, children's needs, and the historical, social and cultural issues that impacts their lives. You will also develop your knowledge and understanding of the child as an individual and the position of the child in society.

You will have the opportunity to register on a new pathway, Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner Competencies in your first semester. This will allow you to become a practitioner and assures employers that you have completed relevant practice experience. If you choose to take this pathway, you will graduate with the degree title BA (Hons) Childhood Studies with Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner Competencies.

Entry Requirements

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Education
High School Diploma (or equivalent)
16
English Level
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
C
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
C
or
IELTS
6
or
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.
56
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Certified Copy of the High School Diploma (Apolytirion from General Lyceum)
Student Visa
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Notes:

Main entry qualifications:

  • You must have a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check before you can start this course, and you will also need to complete a medical pro forma.

Alternative English language requirements:

  • Secure English Language Test (SELT)
  • O-Level English Language or GCSE English Language: grade C or above (UK Exam board)
  • Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) II: Merit or Distinction

Important Information:

  • If you don't meet standard entry requirements, the university also offers this course with an Integrated Foundation Year.
  • If you do not have the necessary level of English you may need to take one of the University's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) University Preparation Courses before you begin your course.

Curriculum

Year 1

The Nature and Culture of Childhood (20 credits)

An Introduction to Child Development (20 credits)

Inclusion, Integration and Exclusion (20 credits)

Building Graduate Skills for the Professional and Reflective Childhood Practitioner (20 credits)

Teaching and Learning Across the Curriculum (20 credits)

Child Development: Theory into Practice (20 credits)

OR

Child Development: Practice Competencies for Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner (20 credits)

Year 2

The Child and the Social and Economic Environment (20 credits)

Health and Childhood (20 credits)

Researching Childhood (20 credits)

Creative Approaches (20 credits)

Children and Young People in Global Contexts (20 credits)

Observing, Assessing and Reporting Young Children’s Learning and Development (20 credits)

OR

Assessing Young Children’s Development: Practice Competencies for Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner (20 credits)

Year 3

Childhood Studies Research Project (40 credits)

Equality and Diversity in Contemporary Society (20 credits)

Leading Practice for Children and Young People (20 credits)

Education and Society (20 credits)

The First Three Years of Childhood (20 credits)

OR

The First Three Years of Childhood: Practice Competencies for Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner (20 credits)

Careers

  • Children's services
  • Health
  • Social care
  • Education
  • Childcare
  • Charities
  • Voluntary organisations
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