Child Care Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Working with Children, Young People and Families BA (Hons) Birmingham City University 81% 10% 13% £9250 £16085 127 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Working With Children and Families BA (Hons) University of South Wales 27% 5% 10% £9000 £12600 97 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Working with Children, Young People and Families BA (Hons) University of Bradford 70% 5% 15% £9250 £18628 137 Bradford On campus Full-time
Working with Children, Young People and Families BA (Hons) Leeds Trinity University 87% 0% 15% £9250 £12000 94 Leeds On campus Full-time
Working with Children, Young People and Families BA (Hons) Staffordshire University 78% 0% 15% £9250 £16750 136 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Working with Children, Young People and Families (with placement year) BA (Hons) University of Bradford 70% 5% 15% £9250 £18628 130 Bradford On campus Full-time
Working with Children, Young People and Families BA (Hons) University of Hull 60% 5% 0% £9250 £15400 132 Hull On campus Full-time
Working with Children, Young People and Families with a Foundation Year BA (Hons) Birmingham City University 77% 5% 11% £9250 £16085 135 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Working with Children, Young People and Families with Foundation Year in Education and Childhood BA (Hons) Leeds Trinity University 87% 0% 50% £9250 - 41 Leeds On campus Full-time
Working with Children, Young People and Families BA (Hons) Leeds Beckett University 60% 9% 15% £9250 - 138 Leeds On campus Full-time
Counselling Studies and Working with Children, Young People & Families BA (Hons) Newman University 60% 10% 15% £9250 - 131 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Working with Children, Young People & Families BA (Hons) Newman University 66% 5% 15% £9250 - 138 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Working with Children, Families and Communities [with Foundation Year] BA (Hons) Anglia Ruskin University 81% 5% 5% £9250 - 126 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Counselling Studies and Working with Children, Young People & Families (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Newman University 60% 10% 0% £9250 - 117 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Children's Health, Play and Wellbeing FdA University of Suffolk 100% - 10% £8220 £13992 156 Ipswich On campus Full-time
Working with Children, Families and Communities BA (Hons) Anglia Ruskin University 81% 5% 5% £9250 - 126 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Working with Children and Young People BA Kingston University 92% 0% 15% £9250 - 115 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Working with Children, Young People & Families (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Newman University 66% 5% 10% £9250 - 119 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Working with Children and Young People FdA Trafford College 91% 0% 0% £8000 £8000 - - Altrincham On campus Full-time
Professional Practice (Working with Children and Young People) - Top Up BA Burnley College - - 25% £9000 - - Burnley On campus Full-time
Working with Children and Families BA (Hons) Sunderland College - - 35% £6165 - - Sunderland On campus Full-time
Working with Children, Young People and Families FdA Nottingham Trent University 82% - 20% - - 75 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Working with Children and Families BA (Hons) Bury College - - 20% £8250 - - Bury On campus Full-time
Working with Children, Young People and Families FdA Sheffield Hallam University - - - £9250 £15860 £16655 - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Working With Children and Young People FdA Blackburn College 88% - 30% - - - Blackburn On campus Full-time
Childhood Practice BA (Hons) Plymouth Marjon University - - - £9250 £12500 - Plymouth On campus Full-time
Working with Children and Families (Top up) BSc (Hons) University of Cumbria - - - £9250 £13250 - Carlisle On campus Full-time
Working with Children, Young people and Families FdA South Devon College - - 0% £8825 - - Paignton On campus Full-time
Childhood Practice HNC University of the Highlands and Islands - - - £7110 £7110 £7980 £8775 - Inverness On campus Full-time
Working with Children, Young People and Families (top up) BA (Hons) Sheffield Hallam University - - - £9250 £15860 £16655 - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Working with Children, Young People and Families CertHE University of Gloucestershire - - - £9250 £15000 - Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Working with Children, Young People & Families (Top-Up) BA (Hons) Newman University - - - £9250 - - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Practice FD Middlesbrough College - - - £6900 - - Middlesbrough On campus Part-time
Working with Children and Families BA (Hons) Wrexham Glyndwr University - - - £9000 - - Wrexham On campus Full-time
Working with Children, Young People and Families FdA Nelson and Colne College - - - £9000 - - Nelson On campus Full-time
Working with Children and Families (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Wrexham Glyndwr University - - - £9000 - - Wrexham On campus Full-time
Specialist Child Care Practice PgCert University of Central Lancashire - - - - - - Preston On campus Part-time
Integrated Working with Children and Families (top-up) BA (Hons) University of Worcester - - - - - - Worcester On campus Full-time
Children's Rights MSc Queen's University of Belfast - - - - - - Belfast On campus Part-time

Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
77 /100
2816 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Child Care

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21429 £18747 £21015
25-75 percentile range £17440 - £25832 £13419 - £24171 £14765 - £27520

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20750 £18548 £21123
25-75 percentile range £17018 - £24536 £13527 - £23074 £14826 - £26827

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Child Care

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Child Care who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Child Care

  • Nurseries and Pre- schools
  • State and Independent Schools
  • Local Authorities
  • Local and National Charities
  • Health Authorities

Jobs of graduates of Child Care (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Child Care at Anglia Ruskin University

40% Other Educational Professionals
40% Information Technology Professionals
20% Elementary occupations
15% Managers, directors and senior officials
15% Customer service occupations
10% Sales occupations
10% Welfare and housing associate professionals
10% Administrative occupations
10% Media Professionals
10% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
10% Elementary occupations
10% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
10% Sales occupations
10% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Administrative occupations
10% Elementary occupations
5% Information Technology Professionals
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals

Grading & Study Time

Grading Distribution

Students of Child Care in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Child Care

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Child Care, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Child Care is the study of social work services aimed at support of vulnerable/under-privileged children in society.

The median salary of graduates of Child Care was £21429 15 months after graduation, £18747 3 years after graduation and £21015 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Child Care studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Bachelor of Arts - BA
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Higher National Certificate - HNC
  • Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE
  • Foundation Degree - FD
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Science - MSc