BA (Hons) Childhood Studies, Care & Education (Level 6) (UCAS code 62X9)

This course is designed for both students working in early years or school provision to continue your studies after completing a Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma in Childcare or related subject. It will draw on your experience and knowledge at level 5 to develop further deeper understanding working towards a full Honours Degree at level 6.



The programme offers a variety of different subjects to be explored within Childcare and Education. These include:

  • A historic view of the concepts of childhood and how this is relevant in today's practice when working with children
  • How managing change impacts upon leadership and management relationships
  • An exploration of sectors of society such as social, health and educational spheres that support your practice within the wider community.
  • A qualification dissertation involving wider research on a subject of relevance to your profession
  • Duration: One year (Full-time), two years (Part-time)


    Mode of Study: Full-time & Part-time


    Course Fee (2017/18): £6,000 per year (Full-time); £3,000 per year (Part-Time)

    Please see http://www.ycuc.ac.uk/FeesFunding.html for further information relating to fees.


    Awarding Body: University of Gloucestershire


    Example Content: Social and Cultural Concepts of Childhood, Change Management, Early Years in the Wider Community, Research Project


    Entry Requirements: You need a Level 5 qualification in Early Years or a related subject, such as a Foundation degree or Higher National Diploma, as well as grade C or above in GCSE Maths and English.


    How do I apply: Please apply directly to Yeovil College University Centre by calling 01935 845454 or emailing university.centre@yeovil.ac.uk