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BA Childhood Studies (Including Foundation Year)

BA Childhood Studies (Including Foundation Year)

Essex, University of

Colchester Campus, Colchester, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    439
  • Degree BA
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
  • Start date Jan-2000
Childhood studies is a vibrant and exciting field which has expanded in recent years to include knowledge from psychology, sociology and psychoanalysis. This course lays the foundations for a career working with infants and children, whether in education, health care or children’s services. Students will gain a solid understanding of child development, the ecology of childhood (the place of children in different societies) and many other exciting topics including: Psychosocial approaches; Child development and attachment theory; Understanding ADHD, developmental trauma and Autism; Criminological approaches; Play and infant observation; Children in literature; Therapeutic work in groups; Wellbeing and resilience; Psychodynamics of teaching, learning and group work. This course is suitable for those who want to work with infants in the nursery, children with emotional and behavioural difficulties in children’s homes, support those with learning difficulties, or go on into teaching.