Studying Childhood Studies will allow you to explore a diverse range of areas that are pivotal to a child’s development. The Childhood Studies degree from Aberystwyth University will equip you with the skills and expertise necessary to work in a range of child-related professions. Whatever direction you choose, the Childhood Studies degree will give you a solid foundation of knowledge and understanding and skills that employers are looking for. (Please note that courses taught at Coleg Cambria Deeside and Yale campuses are only available to applicants from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.) The School of Education at Aberystwyth University has been offering stimulating and innovative study programmes for over 100 years. We were the first establishment in the UK to offer an honours degree in Education. Our Childhood Studies programme will: Push you to improve your legislative knowledge; Expand your social awareness; Improve your ability to work with others; Allow you to explore Sociological and Psychological factors that influence the development of Children; Help you to achieve your academic potential. Studying for a degree in Childhood Studies will equip you with a range of transferable skills which are highly valued by employers. These include: The ability to express ideas and communicate information in a clear and structured manner, in both written and oral form; Effective problem-solving and creative thinking skills; The ability to work independently;Time-management and organisational skills including the ability to meet deadlines;Self-motivation and self-reliance; Team-work, with the ability to discuss concepts in groups, accommodating different ideas and reaching agreement; Research skills.Our degree programmes offer promising employment opportunities. Our graduates from the School of Education have followed these pathways: Humanitarian Organisations; Teaching and Education (including SEN); Social Care; Nursing; Speech therapy; Social work; Child welfare; Play therapy; The Leisure industry; Child Law; Childhood research.