401–500 th
World University Rankings 2021
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2020
126-150 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, Avon, BS16 1QY, United Kingdom

Early Childhood - University of the West of England

Early Childhood offers an exploration of issues regarding provision for early childhood, focusing on children aged 0-8. Within the course we encourage you to link theory to the practice of working with children and develop a critical understanding of a range of issues in this field of study. You will learn about different professional roles in within the early years sector, including though not limited to Early Years teaching and working as a graduate level Early Years Professional. Early Childhood modules include a focus on: perspectives on play; child development including children's conceptual and linguistic development; historical and cross-cultural comparisons on childhood; technological and commercial impacts on children and working as a professional with children. A significant theme is the dynamic debate around children's rights, and you will examine national and international policies concerning young children. You will also consider the ethics and methodology of researching children's lives. In your final year you write a dissertation based on research with children during your work-related learning.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Frenchay Campus,BristolUnited Kingdom