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BA (Hons) Childhood Development and Playwork

Leeds Beckett University
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Course UCAS code: L5C4
Qualification type:
  • BA (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
Examine the sociology and psychology of children and childhood, focusing on the importance of play in the development of the child. You will explore the fields of playwork practice, policy development, environmental design and organisational leadership and management. You will be supported to develop a personalised and career-focused learning pathway, and you will be able to apply your learning by taking part in a range of supervised learning placements in the UK or abroad. **Accreditation** This course is accredited by SkillsActive, an organisation licensed as the Sector Skills Council for Active Leisure, Learning and Well-being.
  • Year 1 Core Modules
    • Experiential Learning: Preparation & Reflection
    • Childhood & Society - The Nature & Meaning of Childhood
    • Experiential Learning: Objectives & Efficacy
    • Play & Playwork - Practice & Provision
    • Experiential Learning: Practice & Employability
    • Creative Playwork
  • Year 2 Core Modules
    • Experiential Learning: Critical Reflexivity
    • Childhood & Society, Rights & Participation
    • Play & Playwork: Principles, Policies & Practice
    • Experiential Learning: Professional Development
    • Experiential Learning: Organisational Development
    • In addition choose from a list of Year 2 Option Modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.
  • Year 3 Core Modules
    • Playwork Dissertation
    • Childhood & Society - Playwork & the Wider Professional Context
    • Play & Playwork: Working Together
    • In addition choose from a list of Year 3 Option Modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.
Application deadline details:

15 January

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Whether you’re situated at the Headingly or the City campus, you’re guaranteed an amazing experience at Beckett! From the architectural giant that is James Graham building, to the glass palace that is the Rose Bowl you can ensure that your campus will impress. Both campuses are riddled with amazing facilities from delicious cafes and food courts to authentic pubs and some of the biggest libraries you will ever see. Not to mention the tsunami of shops and restaurants situated all over the city centre and headingley, The night life is also top notch too!

Set for Year 1 for England at £9,250
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Set for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for International at £10,500
After applying email the Admissions team:
Tel. 0113 812 3113
Email. [email protected]

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