The course undergraduate programme is a multi-disciplinary degree for those who have an interest in working with children and young people but who have not as yet decided on a career path.
You would follow innovative modules led by experienced School of Education staff to develop your understanding of the history of childhood, children’s rights, the nature of childhood and the role of adults working with children in a national, European and international context. You would engage in academic study in the fields of psychology, sociology, social policy, education, health and welfare relating to children’s lives.
The term ‘Childhood’ is defined as a child’s life from the early to teenage years and the content of the programme focuses on three main themes of Childhood:
The Child and his/her development
The Child and society
The Child and education
The programme throughout will promote study skills and understanding to conduct research into issues relating to childhood.