801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2020
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2019
European Teaching Rankings 2019
College Road, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 2DE, United Kingdom

Early Childhood Studies with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities - Staffordshire University

*A degree from our Early Childhood Studies programme is ideal if you want to gain a graduate-level qualification that will enable you to work with children aged from birth to 8 years old. * In our Early Childhood Studies with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities BA (Hons) we provide core early childhood teaching with a more detailed focus on the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) area. You'll have a holistic approach to understanding early childhood, relating appropriate educational theory to practice. You'll look critically at the role of play, considering differing curriculum models and examining the impact of early childhood researchers and theorists on current government perspectives and practices. This degree will prepare you for many types of employment and is supported by employers within the industry. Graduates from our Early Childhood Studies degree have progressed into primary Teacher Training, early years teaching, social work, further education, charity work and management. You'll gain placement opportunities across the birth to 8 years old age range and you'll establish lifelong networks that you can use throughout your career. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies with Special Education Needs and Disabilities **Work placements** Our placement staff will work with you to identify a suitable location for your work placement. Please also note that you are responsible for any costs incurred in travelling to and from your work placement, and for any accommodation costs. Students on our Early Childhood Studies degrees have worked with: Schools Colleges Early years settings SEND settings NGOs Private training organisations Local Councils Armed Forces Prison Service Local Authorities All students will attend work placements in early years settings throughout the programme, they will be expected to undertake work based activities in preparation for their teaching and learning sessions. These may include information exercises such as locating relevant policies and resource audits for review and discussion. Observations of children or work processes in the placement/work setting may be used to inform discussion, such as analysing children's needs, involvement in the planning process or the preparation of work focused learning materials. Placement records will provide support for learners on placement and all students will be supported by a work-based supervisor within the setting. You’ll be taught by sector professionals with direct experience of children in a variety of education and early years settings. Specialist guest speakers will discuss different roles in employment. To enhance your understanding of contemporary issues, there will also be opportunities to attend research conferences and seminars that are supported by education and early years speakers. The programme is supported by employers within the industry. You’ll gain placement opportunities across the 0-8 age range something that will enable you to establish lifelong networks. Your placements will provide real world experience so you can make informed decisions about your career direction.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts in Education (with Honours) - BA Edu (H)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus),Stoke-on-TrentUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £12,500