university of leeds
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Course in Childhood Studies
If you want to work with or for the benefit of children, it is vital that you gain a true understanding of the issues affecting them. Through this course you will gain a "whole child perspective" from pre-birth to early adulthood (0-18 years). You will develop an understanding of children's education, social influences, health, play, leisure and social rights issues, giving you the background you need to enter any career involving children, from teaching through to community development work. Childhood and children's lives are considered from different perspectives. The experiences Read more Did you know?DID YOU KNOW?Course leader and lecturer Sarah Whiter is currently investigating how to better safeguard children when they use the internet. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS UK & EU INTERNATIONAL 180 POINTS REQUIRED UCAS Tariff Points: 180 points required. (Minimum of 120 from 2 A Levels or equivalent excluding General Studies). Additional Requirements: GCSE English Language and Maths at grade C or above or equivalent. Key Skills/Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy/Numeracy are accepted in place of GCSEs. Pass Access to HE Diploma overall with 60 credits. Pass IB Diploma with 24 points. Satisfactory enhanced criminal history check will be required by all applicants prior to acceptance on the course. IELTS:IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses. Mature StudentsOur University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however relevant work and life experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases relevant work and life experiences cannot be considered in lieu.