|Study location||United Kingdom, Bristol, Frenchay|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||4 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
Good grades in English
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Disclosure of Criminal Background – Applicants who are offered a place must undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form. All information will be treated in confidence and only taken into account when absolutely necessary.
BA (Hons) Early Childhood is an intellectually demanding and enjoyable course.
You’ll examine issues around children’s place in society, education, special educational needs, children’s learning and development, language and reasoning and environments for children. Explore issues affecting children between birth and eight years old, link theory to practice, and understand social, psychological and philosophical factors in young children’s lives, learning and development.
You will undertake work-related experience which is a central aspect of the degree. You’ll spend 10 days in early years settings in your first year and 20 days in your final year. Exploring professional roles in a setting is the focus of your second year work-related learning.
You will develop key communication and interpersonal skills, including learning how to work effectively with others, organise information and ideas, and present your ideas clearly and confidently.
You will prepare for an exciting future in a range of managerial careers in childcare or educational settings, children’s services and family support. You could go on to postgraduate study, including training for early years or primary teaching and Early Years Teacher Status. Or you could undertake a postgraduate degree in play therapy, speech and language therapy, social work or psychology.
Our award-winning careers service will develop your employment potential through career coaching and help find you graduate jobs, placements and global opportunities.
We can also help find local volunteering and community opportunities, provide support for entrepreneurial activity and get you access to employer events.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.