Childhood Practice BA (Hons)

University of the Highlands and Islands
In Fort William (Scotland)

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Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Fort william (Scotland)

This Honours degree offers practitioners in a wide range of early years and childcare settings the opportunity to gain the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) recognised qualification to be a lead practitioner or manager.

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
15 September 2016
Fort William
Carmichael Way, PH33 6FF, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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What you'll learn on the course


Course programme

Year 1 - DipHE View our interactive introduction to the course Subjects for the DipHE include: managing quality in a childhood practice setting; practitioner research in childhood practice; developing leadership and management; integration, collaboration and professional childhood practice. You will also choose two option modules which may include: play and childhood; recognising and challenging discrimination and disadvantage; health psychology; principles and foundations of health promotion; adolescence: development and individual differences; specialist provision. Year 3 - BA (Hons) Subjects include: comparative childcare; professional issues. You will also choose two option modules which may include: childhood and adolescent mental health; disability and society; social inclusion and exclusion; comparative health studies. You must also complete a dissertation. Year 2 - BA Subjects include: promoting children’s rights and inclusion in childhood practice; contemporary issues in childhood practice; managing and leading quality services; developing and managing a childhood workplace project; co-ordination, partnership and integration in childhood practice.