You can help to shape the future through learning about early years education. During this innovative new course you will study how 3-7 year olds learn, gain insight into child development, and learn how to help them grow into their full potential. You will explore the latest theory and analysis surrounding childhood and the roles that culture, play and legal issues have in childhood education today. You will learn about child development and learning in today's multicultural societies, preparing you for all modern contexts in your educational career. You will study a diverse range of modules, from legal issues such as family rights and safeguarding to psychological theory. This allows you to get a thorough understanding of all factors affecting the field, as well as helping you identify the areas you could specialise in. Work experience is integrated into the course, giving you crucial hands-on experience and enhancing your knowledge of the field. This will enhance your employability after graduating. Your degree can take you anywhere, but some of the most popular paths for graduates include teaching and social work. You may also wish to undertake postgraduate study to specialise in a subject you've already studied, or to explore something new.