BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

University of Derby Number 1 University in the East Midlands for graduate employment

Why choose this course?

If you’d like to make a genuine and lasting difference to children’s lives, our BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies is an excellent foundation for vital roles in health, education and social care.

  • Gain the ideal introduction to a fulfilling career: statistics show that 98.2% of our graduates are in work or further study within six months of completing this course
  • Explore how children develop, learn and think from birth to eight years, building the professional skills and knowledge to meet their needs
  • Enjoy valuable practical experience with young children by undertaking a work placement for one or two days each week
  • Broaden your horizons with the chance to go on a four-week international placement at a school in Milan
  • Benefit from the expertise of a committed multi-disciplinary academic team who will ensure your learning is relevant, up to date and meets the highest professional standards
  • Join a course with a 95% satisfaction rating in the latest National Student Survey
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