1. Childhood and Youth

    • Award BA (Hons)
    • Qualification Undergraduate
    • UCAS Code L590

    This in-depth multidisciplinary degree will provide you with a breadth of knowledge and understanding relating to children and young people aged 8 to 25 years. This course is designed to support your professional development, empowering you to work with children and young people and to make a positive impact on their lives.

  2. Early Childhood Studies

    • Award BA (Hons)
    • Qualification Undergraduate
    • UCAS Code X310

    The Early Childhood Studies degree takes a holistic approach to the development of children and babies, from birth to the age of eight. The course includes elements of education, health and social care, giving you a breadth of knowledge and experience. You will spend time on placements and in fieldwork to consolidate your academic learning and put it into practice. You have an opportunity to visit or study in a European country to see the early years provision in a different context.

  3. Early Childhood Studies (top-up)

    • Award BA (Hons)
    • Qualification Undergraduate

    If you have a Foundation Degree or HND, this course will progress you onto an honours degree. You will consolidate your knowledge of the holistic development of young children and you will have the chance to undertake placements in education, health and social care settings. This is a particularly useful course if you are already working in this field.

  4. Early Years Foundation Degree

    • Award FdA
    • Qualification Undergraduate
    • UCAS Code 5X39

    This Foundation Degree in Early Years recognises your knowledge and experience as a practitioner working with young children and babies from birth to the age of five. This course will give you sound theoretical and practical knowledge including children’s rights, child health and wellbeing, family and cultural contexts, and the principles of inclusive practice. It is made up of both taught and work-based elements through which you can apply your knowledge to real work contexts.

  5. Early Years Teacher Status (0-5)

    • Qualification Postgraduate

    If you choose to study the Early Years Teacher Status degree, you will become a specialist in early childhood development, trained to work with babies and young children from birth to the age of five. You will be equipped to organise and lead high quality practice in early years settings.

  6. Education

    • Award MA
    • Qualification Postgraduate

    The course provides participants with opportunities to enhance their practice by reflecting on their own personal and professional experiences and developing further skills, knowledge and understanding of aspects of specific interest. It can be taken both full and part time. The full-time course has a distinct international and comparative perspective, whilst the part-time option contains the same modules as the full-time course but with additional modules related to mathematics and early years.

  7. Education (Early Years Pathway)

    • Award MA
    • Qualification Postgraduate

    Our MA Education Early Years Pathway offers opportunities for graduates who work in early years to extend their knowledge, understanding and skills in ways that are ‘inspiring and eye opening: it will change the way you think’ (MA Education Early Years Pathway student).

  8. Education (English Language Teaching)

    • Award MA
    • Qualification Postgraduate
    • UCAS Code N/A

    English is a global language used daily in business, education and the media by many people for whom it is a second rather than a ‘native’ language. This course, based in the Faculty of Education and Humanities, has been designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be an effective teacher of the language. Applying the insights of linguistic research into how English is learned and used in…