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BA (Hons) Education
& Childhood
Studies

Education<br/> & Childhood<br/> Studies

Placements

Work placements available each year of study


support

Benefit from a supportive academic tutorial system


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in the Teaching Excellence Framework 


UCAS code: X310

Year of entry: 2019 2020

UCAS Tariff: 112

Duration: 3YRS (FT) 5YRS (PT)

Institution code: G53

Location: Wrexham

Why choose this course?

 

This popular degree is ideal for those interested in working with children and young people in informal and formal education settings.

The course:

  • has a long history of providing a well-respected, successful and alternative pathway into mainstream primary teaching via a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE – Primary Education) or Post-compulsory qualification (PcET – Adult and Further Education)
  • keeps options open for a range of other career opportunities that involve work with children and young people
  • is predominantly geared towards working with children between the ages of 3-13 years of age
  • combines academic study and work experience
  • draws upon theoretical perspectives from a wide range of disciplines including education, sociology, psychology, philosophy, health and social welfare/justice
  • considers educational policies, processes and perspectives relating to the statutory requirements of early years’ curricula and Key Stage 2 of the National Curriculum in both England and Wales
  • covers factors which impact on the wellbeing and learning dispositions of children and young people

 

You can also choose to study this course as a foundation BA (Hons) Education and Childhood Studies (four years including foundation year) UCAS Code: 7X64

 

Why not come to one of our informal drop-in information sessions? Staff from the Education Department will be available in The Study between 4.00pm and 6.00pm to discuss this programme. Drop-in sessions take place in The Study weekly on Wednesdays. Please see dates and register your interest here or drop in on the day.

 

Teaching Excellence Framework

 


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