University of Huddersfield Early Years

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University of Huddersfield Early Years

University of Huddersfield Early Years BA(Hons) 2016-17

Current government reforms in education are focused on early childhood development and the importance of high quality early years provision in providing the foundations that prepare young children and babies for the best start in life. So if you’re aspiring to be an early years specialist, and passionate about working with children and their families in those early years, then this course could be for you.

You’ll have the opportunity to explore a variety of issues in relation to children and early childhood, including health and wellbeing, education, learning and development and to look at wider topics such as safeguarding, society and environment. Your placements form a key element of the course and have been designed to help you gain practical knowledge, and to help develop the skills required by employers.

You’ll be taught by an outstanding team of teachers; in fact we’ve been ranked top five in the Guardian Guide for Education for the sixth year running. You’ll also have access to our extensive professional and academic network which feeds directly into course design and delivery and to excellent facilities and specialist equipment.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally one of the following:

•  CCC at A Level or equivalent

•  240 UCAS points

•  CACHE/BTEC National Diploma relevant to working with children (with at least MMM)

•  AVCE double award or a Vocational A level

In addition you must also:

•  have GCSE English and Maths grade C or above

•  provide a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and health clearances