BA (Hons) Childhood Studies

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BA (Hons) Childhood Studies

Who is this course for:
Are you passionate about working with children and making a positive impact on their lives? Do you aspire to develop your career in the childcare sector? Then our New BA(Hons) Childhood Studies at University College Jersey in partnership with Plymouth University is the perfect course for you. Our comprehensive curriculum will develop your knowledge of child development, advocacy for children, sustainability and coaching and mentoring. Our graduates are highly sought after due to their strong theoretical foundation and practical experience. Join a thriving industry that offers immense opportunities for personal and professional growth. How long is this course and when does it run:
This three-year full-time or six-year part-time course, tailored specifically to meet the childcare sector of Jersey’s requirements through a blended learning delivery by equipping you with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in your chosen field. Through this programme of study, you will gain a deep understanding of child development while developing essential management and pedagogical practices.

The deadline for applications is 31st January 2024. What are the entry requirements for the course:
· 96 UCAS points / International baccalaureate: minimum 25 points.
· GCSE Maths and English at grade 4/C or above.
· Other level 3 qualifications will be considered and mature applicants with relevant professional experience will be considered on an individual basis.
· All candidates will need to have a successful interview and clean police record check What will I study on this course:
Our programme is designed to transform you into a knowledgeable and compassionate childcare professional. Through a blend of theoretical and practical learning, you’ll gain the skills and confidence to make a positive impact on the lives of children.
What qualification will I gain:
BA(Hons) Childhood Studies, with Level 3 early years competencies.
How will it be assessed:
The method of assessment varies between modules and your tutors will advise you of the method(s) to be used. Examples include literature reviews, observations, presentations, group projects and case studies. The variety of assessment modes reflects the need for students to develop a range of different knowledge, understanding and skills.What does this course lead on to:

BA(Hons) Childhood Studies or employment within the private, statutory and charitable sectors. Work Experience:
Throughout the course, you will work closely with organisations and professionals already in this sector in Jersey. This will enable you to apply your academic learning to the workplace. The course will also give you important transferable skills that will enhance your employability. How much will it cost:
Fess for this course are £9,250 per year when opting to study full time (three years) or £4,625 per year part time (six years).

You may be eligible for financial support towards your course costs. Please select ‘Student Finance’ at Visit  for more information. Extra information:
For more information, please email
UC Admin on
Annabel Masefield on or call 608789  

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