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Childhood Studies and Early Years

Leeds Beckett University

12 months
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About

Recognise and champion the uniqueness of every child as you take an holistic 'whole child' approach to the study of children and the issues that affect them and their families with this Childhood Studies and Early Years course at Leeds Beckett University.

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Overview

The Early Years route will see you apply a critical lens to young children's education and care within a variety of settings. The Children and Young People route will focus more closely on critically examining concepts, contexts and practice related to childhood.

We recognise that children are active social agents and meaning makers with the ability to both interpret and shape their social worlds. Therefore, each module has been designed to highlight the importance of the child's voice and children's participation.

To fit around your working patterns and personal commitments, you can study over one, two or three years through day, evening and Saturday face-to-face sessions or online via our Virtual Learning Environment.

Career

If you work with children and young people, this Childhood Studies and Early Years course at Leeds Beckett University will help you to progress to managerial or senior leadership level. It is also suitable should you wish to pursue a career working in early years or with children and young people in, for example, youth justice, child and family support, policy development and education, or should you want to pursue a doctoral qualification.

  • Early Years Advisor
  • Nursery Co-ordinator
  • Children's Charity Worker
  • Social Worker

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Discourses in Childhood & Early Years
  • Research Methods
  • Playful Learning & Playful Pedagogies (Early Years pathway)
  • Diverse Childhoods: Identity & Inequality (Childhood pathway)
  • Dissertation
  • Theorising Childhood

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Most courses don't have fixed application deadlines. But, our courses are popular - they can fill up quickly. It's best to apply as early as possible.

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; you can download our reference template for completion. All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6500 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 6500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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