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Childhood Studies (2nd Year Entry), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

Childhood Studies (2nd Year Entry) degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland will also deepen your understanding of issues related to childhood and services for children and families.

You will gain an appreciation of the values underpinning children's services and the importance of working in partnership with professionals from different disciplines. You will also address childcare-related management issues.

Placement Opportunities

You will have the chance to complete two, three-week blocks of work-based experience each year. Recent examples of organisations for student placements include Spark of Genius, Kirktonholme Nurseries and local councils.

The School of Education at UWS is recognised as one of the most innovative providers of education degrees in the UK. From early years to adult education, students gain rich experience from our innovative courses and graduate with unrivalled career prospects.

We’re working to create new routes for tomorrow’s teachers. Chemistry and Physics undergraduates can now opt to earn a PGDE qualification alongside their science studies during the final 18 months of their courses.

Our students gain vital skills and practical experience through work placements, preparing them for successful careers in pre-school, primary, secondary and community education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Studies include:

  • health and well-being
  •  social justice and equality
  • multiple intelligences 
  •  self-reflection skills. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    78

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Childhood Practice or Childcare and Education or Early Education and Care
  • Applicants who do not meet the entry criteria but hold similar childcare qualifications together with relevant work experience are encouraged to contact us for advice on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for entry to second year. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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