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Bath Spa University BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies
Bath Spa University

BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies

Bath, United Kingdom

3 Years


Full time, Part time

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23 Sep 2024

GBP 15,750 / per year *


* international full time | UK part time: £4,625 | UK full time: £9,250 | professional placement year full time for UK: £1,850 international: £3,150


On this dynamic course, you’ll develop a critical understanding of childhood, babies, children, and families from multi-disciplinary and global perspectives. Informed by the latest research and our Centre for Research in Early Childhood (REACH), you’ll examine current debates and explore concepts such as play, development, ethics, wellbeing, social justice and leadership.

Through 80 days of planned placement activity, you’ll gain essential skills and knowledge of inclusive and collaborative practices to make a positive impact on children’s lives and shape your future career. You might also apply for our Certificate in Global Citizenship or opt for a study visit or international placement.

If you apply for a PGCE during your final year of study, you'll receive a guaranteed PGCE Primary and Early Years interview.

Professional placement year


This optional placement year provides you with the opportunity to identify, apply for and secure professional experience, normally comprising one to three placements over a minimum of nine months. Successful completion of this module will demonstrate your ability to secure and sustain graduate-level employment.

By completing the module, you'll be entitled to the addition of 'with Professional Placement Year' to your degree title.




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