This programme is aimed at those working, or intending to work, in the field of childhood and youth services or education. If you are passionate about children and young people, enjoy working in settings where they are and you are person centred, flexible, creative and independent, then this is the employment sector for you.
Possible employment as:
Further Education Lecturer
Early years teacher
Family support worker
Primary school teacher
Secondary school teacher
Special educational needs teacher
Possible further study
Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)
Social Sciences masters degrees
A range of assessment methods are used from reports and essays to presentations and portfolios. Typically each unit has two forms of assessment attached to it. The assessments have been carefully designed to support and develop your skills in independent thinking and learning.
Upon successful completion of the course you will receive BA (Hons) Childhood Studies awarded by Sheffield Hallam University.
Although there are no extra costs associated with the programme, it would be beneficial for applicants to also take into consideration possible costs related to stationery and transport to college. While there is access to the college computer system and library books, it is normal that some students may want to invest in a personal computer and some core books. Internet access would be advantageous for off-site study.
Year 1 is £8,200 and Year 2 is £7,995 (full-time) or £3995 per year part-time *Subject to Office for Students registration.