What will I learn?

This degree is ideal if you are interested in working with children and young people, predominantly between the ages of 3-13 years of age, in both formal and informal education settings. This popular 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), whilst keeping options open for a range of other career opportunities that involve work with children and young people.Based on a combination of academic study and work experience, the programme considers a balance of education and social topics which draw upon theoretical perspectives from a wide range of disciplines, including: education, sociology, psychology, philosophy, health and social welfare/justice. 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 are considered, as are factors which impact on the wellbeing and learning dispositions of children and young people.Based upon a spiral approach to both curriculum and assessment, the course aims to produce graduates who are critically informed about contemporary issues relating to education and childhood studies; graduates who have the knowledge, skills and professional competency required to successfully innovate and drive forward policies and practices within the education and childhood studies workforce.• Includes a foundation year to prepare you for further years of study.• Block placements are offered in educational settings in each year of the programme, including Welsh medium and special education.• A supportive staff team and academic tutorial system.• Articles for international peer-reviewed journals have been jointly produced by staff and level 6 students.• Careers event in Year 2 including presentations delivered by Alumni.You can also choose to study this course as a three year programme (without a foundation year) BA (Hons) Education and Childhood Studies UCAS Code: X310

Which department am I in?

School of Social and Life Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£9,750.00 (US$ 12,065) per year
There may be slight increase in the year 2020/21.

This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

21 September 2020

Venue

Wrexham

Plas Coch,

Wrexham,

LL11 2AW, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

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About this uni

Students benefit from a tight-knit community, excellent support services and close student–professor relationships.

  • Four campuses with the main base in Wrexham, North Wales
  • Scholarships on offer to eligible students
  • Wide range of career, academic and support services
  • Foundation years and English language courses available