Early Childhood Studies (BA) course map

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Please note this course map is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.

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Sian Wyman

"I'm an early years specialist with a specific interest in special educational needs. Before lecturing, I managed one of the first inclusive early years settings in the county. I received two ‘outstanding’ Ofsted ratings. I developed a unique teaching approach, underpinned by Reggio Emilia creative techniques. My main research interests include non-verbal storytelling, developing children's musicality and comparative studies with a strong interest in the differences between Sweden and the UK."

  • Course Leader: Clare Harris

Level 4

Level 4 Notes:

All students will require an enhanced DBS check prior to entry.

Module CATs
To complete your programme you must pass the following compulsory modules:
CS4001: Key skills for university, employment and life 15
CS4002: Professional Practice in Early Years 1 30
CS4004: The Sociology of Childhood 30
CS4005: The Psychology of Childhood 30
CS4006: Special Needs: Listening to Children 15

Level 5

Level 6

Module CATs
To complete your programme you must pass the following compulsory modules:
CS6001: Work Based project/Dissertation 30
CS6003: Early Childhood: Contemporary Issues 30
To complete your programme you must pass between 30 and 45 credits from the following:
CS6002: Professional Practice in Early Years 3 30
CS6004: Advanced Practice in Early Years 30
Other modules that can be counted toward your programme include:
CS6006: Lifelong Learning 15
CS6007: Health for Life 15
CS6008: International Comparative Visit 15
CS6009: Comparative Studies 15

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