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Childhood Practice (Honours), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Plymouth, United Kingdom
The Childhood Practice (Honours) course offered by Plymouth Marjon University is designed for those who are interested in the broadest understanding of childhood. Childhood Practice is the ideal stepping stone before studying for Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS) , Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), Social Work or Youth Work .
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Overview

Course Overview for Childhood Practice (Honours) programme offered by Plymouth Marjon University

This flexible course can be attended on either a full or part-time (up to six years) basis, to fit in with your other commitments.

You’ll understand the steps children take on their learning and developmental journey, and learn how to support them along the way. Studies focus on specific elements such as how children develop language and an introduction to psychology, as well as a broader understanding of educational policy and practice theory. You’ll take part in work-based learning with placement opportunities, during which you’ll be encouraged to be critically reflective of your own work, as well as observing the practice of other professionals.

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
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    360 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engaging with learning
  • Introduction to psychology
  • Childhood practice-ideas, origins and policy
  • Child development
  • Global childhoods
  • Thinking and learning
  • Inter-professional practice and the child’s voice
  • Education honours project
  • Experiential placement
For more information please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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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General Requirements

Admission requirements

  • For 2020 entry applicants must have three A-levels at grades CCC or above, BTEC triple grades MMM or above, or Access 23-45 with min 6D and GCSE English Language at grade 4 or grade C or above.
  • Applicants with other qualifications and/or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11000 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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Living costs for Plymouth

  • 731 - 1390 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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