Bachelor of Arts in Childhood Studies



2-6 years depending on level of entry


21 May 2020


Distance Learning


Full Fee: USD 18,700

The BA Childhood Studies will give you the opportunity to develop your professionalism and leadership skills while you continue to work with young people from 0 - 16 years.

The course includes theories and principles of childhood. As you study, you will become more confident to articulate and revisit your own value's base, identifying how this may affect your professional practice and thinking.

You will use workplace based activities as the foundation for academic study.

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Bachelor degree programmes are designed as a framework for students to develop, challenge and reflect upon your own values, beliefs, attitudes, knowledge and education skills. As a practicing educator this can be complex and challenging.

This online course with certificates that are recognised worldwide focusses on professional development through higher quality practice.

One among the top ranked and best distance learning universities, the University of Dundee's online certifications allow its students to graduate on campus and enjoy its award-winning campuses.

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The bachelor degree course has flexible entry and exit points allowing you to enter at a level that allows you to take advantage of your prior educational qualifications such as the CACHE. You are encouraged to seek credit for prior formal learning and for experience. Recognition of experiential learning is available for up to 50% of the level to which you are applying.

  • for entry to Level 1, you need 3 Highers or equivalent
  • for entry to Level 2, you need the equivalent of 120 credits
  • for entry to Level 3, the equivalent of 240 credits

English Language Requirement is IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)

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Career Path

The graduates of this programme are widely recognised as high-quality leaders and management professionals with their prime focus as early years education. This course is designed to develop future leaders in the sectors of:

  • Child Development Officer
  • Nursery Manager
  • Manager of Out of School Care
  • College Lecturer in Early Years
  • Team Leader in Early Years
  • Nursery Officer
  • Senior Early Years Worker
  • Early Years Education Officer
  • Roles in Local and National Childcare Initiatives