Early Years and Childhood Studies

Welcome to Early Years and Childhood Studies

Do you love helping and working with children? Then here is a career path that will give you the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of children and future generations. An early years and childhood studies degree course at the University of Bolton will help you kick-start a fulfilling career in this field. As the number one university in the North West for student satisfaction according to The Complete University Guide 2020, you can join us and be assured of a supportive and student-friendly environment. The course is perfect for new entrants as well as existing workers who wish to gain a formal qualification in this ever-evolving subject area.


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Courses

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BA (Hons) Early Years Childhood Studies
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) Early Years Childhood Studies (top-up)
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

The University of Bolton

MSc Human Society (with specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MSc Human Society (with specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) Early Years Childhood Studies (top-up)
Part-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) Professional Development in Early Years (Final Year top-up)
Part-time
Mode of study
1.5 years
Duration

The Growth Company

FdA Early Years Childhood Studies
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
40
UCAS Points

Alliance Learning

FdA Early Years Childhood Studies
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
64
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

FdA Early Years Childhood Studies
Part-time
Mode of study
28 months
Duration

Salford College

FdA Early Years Childhood Studies
Part-time
Mode of study
2.5 years
Duration

The Growth Company

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA Early Childhood Studies
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA Early Childhood Studies
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

The University of Bolton

MSc Human Society (with specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

News

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Are Babies of Lockdown at a Disadvantage?

22 Apr 21

When do babies learn to talk? When should a baby start walking? These are common questions in the subject of baby development. While we all have an idea of the ‘right’ age to do these things, there are so many factors th...

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Early Childhood Shapes Life: The Importance of Early Childhood Studies

24 Feb 21

Every single moment in a child’s early years can shape the rest of their life, making this Postgraduate subject one that is truly fascinating and rewarding.

Are you interested in a career in early child...

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Forest School and its Role in Child Development

05 Feb 21

Forest School and its Role in Child Development

Anyone interested in early years and childhood studies will have heard of Forest School. Practitioners use the outdoors as a learning environment and provide experien...

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Self-Improvement and Further Training: Why Study a Master’s in Early Childhood S...

17 Dec 20

Are you looking to take your early years childcare and play work sector career to the next level? Self-improvement through Postgraduate study can help you unlock your potential, improving your practice and opening up more job prospects.<...

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Things You'll Learn When Upskilling with a Master's in Early Childhood Studies

20 Nov 20

Earning a master’s degree in Childhood Studies could be one of the best things you do for your career. As well as being able to move into management and leadership, you’ll also develop a range of transferrable skills that can take yo...

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Why Retrain with a Master's in Early Childhood Studies?

06 Nov 20

The MA Early Childhood Studies course at the University of Bolton is designed to nurture the future leaders of the early years sector. If you want to take your career to the next level, this master’s programme could be the ideal way to...

Testimonials

Siaka Kowar

Early Years and Childhood Studies | 2019

"The University of Bolton was a suitable place for me to study as it has a variety of different facilities that met my individual needs. The people at the university are kind and friendly, which I liked. The course I am studying opens a variety of pathways, as I was not certain on my career choice. The best thing about Bolton is they are supportive and understanding and the ability to go on work placements."

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Bethany Barnes

Early Years and Childhood Studies | 2019

"There are so many opportunities to follow this course and the tutors offer so much help and support. Easy to settle in and make friends and such an enjoyable experience."

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Victoria Whitty

Nursery Manager |

"We take students from the university. As a manager of an early years setting, I feel that it is beneficial for students to gain practical experience as well as theory."

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