What will I learn?

The course comprises six 20-credit modules at each level of study (six per year for full-time study).Year One Modules:Professional Skills and Development, Inclusive Practice in Education, Young Children's Welfare and Wellbeing, Theories of Learning and Development (Child Psychology), International Education Perspectives, and, Key Concepts in the Education of Young Children.Year Two Modules:Perspectives on Childhood, Researching Childhood, Multi-agency Working, Children's Spaces (including Outdoor Play, Play Design and Forest School), Supporting Wellbeing in Educational Settings, and, Curriculum and Assessment for Young Children.You are given a strong core of knowledge in psychology, sociology, and the holistic development of children. You will also have the opportunity to specialise in areas by selecting topics of interest, furthering links to your professional development. Engaging lectures, collaborative and independent study, opportunities for trips and events with the University, and guest speakers provide you with a uniquely supportive and challenging learning environment.

Which department am I in?

Health and Social Care

Study options

Full Time (2 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

September 2022


North Devon Campus

Old Sticklepath Hill,



EX31 2BQ, England