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Comments about BA Childhood Studies - At the institution - Huddersfield - West Yorkshire
This course is designed for you if you have an interest in working with children and young people, but have not yet decided which professional avenue you wish to choose. It provides an educational programme which will prepare you for a range of occupations and/or further professional training courses in education, early years work, youth work, learning support and other occupations related to children and young people. The course offers the opportunity to study core aspects of childhood and areas of underpinning knowledge essential for those planning to work with children and young people, such as safeguarding children and young people, working with families and ensuring children’s health and well-being. A range of optional modules drawn from relevant parts of the School’s undergraduate programme will also be available.
Entry Requirements Additional requirements are as follows: Relevant professional experience in primary schools or early years settings. You must be able to communicate in standard spoken and written English. Medical and criminal clearance records checks for suitability to teach. We arrange these during the application process. You should also have one of the following totalling a minimum of 240 UCAS points: A minimum of 2 Advanced GCE awards or equivalent. BTEC National Diploma (with at least three Level III merits). AVCE double award. A vocational A level. Completion of a Foundation Course in early childhood or a related educational area.
BA Childhood Studies
Development and Learning
Children, Families, Education and Society
History, Policy, Welfare
Safeguarding Children and Young People
Youth Justice and Children and Young People Rights
Practical Skills for Placement and Entitlements
Inclusive Education and Cultural Diversity
Language and Language Development
Placement Working and Children
Children’s Literature in Education
Education and the Media
Safeguarding Children/Child Protection
Curriculum Issues and Ideologies
Options for EYPS status
Optional placement year
Year 3 full-time/Year 4 sandwich
Schooling, Childhood and Family Support
Health and Well-being
Current Issues and Major Theories
Education and Popular Culture
Managing and Leading in Education
International and Corporation Education
Ethnic, Power and Practice