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Childhood Practice, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 72 months
University rank #168 (WUR) Online
Childhood Practice degree at University of Aberdeen has been designed to promote and encourage the use of workplace based activities as the basis for academic study. Due to its flexibility, it provides a route into degree level studies for participants from non-traditional backgrounds.
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Childhood Practice  at University of Aberdeen is a programme validated by the Scottish Social Services Council for registration as a manager and is designed to meet the needs of a range of individuals involved in working with children. It is offered as a part-time, on-line distance learning programme and is based on course elements detailed in the benchmark statements provided by QAA Education Studies, SCQF and the Standard for Childhood Practice. 


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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The child in the sociocultural context
  • Child development and learning
  • The developing professional
  • Personal research and enquiry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

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    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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    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements


  • HNC Childhood Practice
  • Employment in a relevant setting for a minimum of 12.5 hours per week
  • The ability to engage in online learning and have effective word-processing, email and web search skills

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    335 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 335 GBP per module and a duration of 72 months.
  • EU/EEA

    335 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 335 GBP per module and a duration of 72 months.
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