Child Care Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Suffolk 92% 5% 0% £8220 £12996 87 Ipswich On campus Full-time
Leeds Beckett University 62% 0% 10% £9250 £10500 78 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 82% 8% 4% £9250 £17740 119 Bradford On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 78% 8% 4% £9250 £17740 134 Bradford On campus Full-time
University of Hull 84% 0% 5% £9250 £14800 144 Hull On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 80% 0% 15% £9250 £13100 91 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of the Highlands and Islands 80% 0% 15% £6915 £7230 91 Inverness On campus Full-time
Leeds Trinity University 77% - 10% £9250 - 98 Leeds On campus Full-time
Trafford College 75% 0% 5% £6995 - - Altrincham On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 72% - 4% - - 124 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Blackburn College 79% - 35% - - - Blackburn On campus Full-time
Nelson and Colne College 79% - 35% £8250 - - Nelson On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University - - 20% - - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
South Devon College 89% - 15% £8400 - - Paignton On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 89% - 15% £9250 £14700 - Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Newman University 75% 10% 18% £9250 - 102 Birmingham On campus Part-time
Birmingham City University 84% 5% 20% £9250 - 109 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Newman University 75% 10% 5% £9250 - 117 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Newman University 75% 10% 18% £5300 - 102 Birmingham On campus Part-time
Blackburn College 75% 10% 18% - - 102 Blackburn On campus Full-time
Newman University 75% 10% 5% £9250 - 117 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Leeds Trinity University 75% - 10% £9250 £12000 98 Leeds On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 75% - 10% £9250 £14000 98 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Southport College 78% 8% 4% £6165 - 134 Southport On campus Full-time
Newman University 75% 10% 18% £9250 - 102 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 84% 0% 5% - - 144 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 84% 5% 20% £9250 - 109 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Burnley College 84% 5% 20% £9000 - 109 Burnley On campus Full-time
Kingston University 90% 5% 10% £9250 - 103 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Middlesbrough College 82% - - £6900 - - Middlesbrough On campus Part-time
Sunderland College 82% - - £5999 - - Sunderland On campus Full-time
Southport College 81% - 25% £6165 - - Southport On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 81% - 25% £9250 £13250 - Carlisle On campus Full-time
Bury College - - 30% £7500 - - Bury On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 86% - 5% £9000 £12600 116 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 80% 0% 15% £9000 - 91 Wrexham On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 80% 0% 15% £9000 - 91 Wrexham On campus Full-time
University of the West of Scotland 80% 0% 15% - - 91 Paisley On campus Part-time
Plymouth Marjon University 88% - 20% £9250 £11000 89 Plymouth On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 88% - 20% - - 89 Preston On campus Part-time
Queen's University of Belfast 88% - 20% - - 89 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 88% - 20% £6000 - 89 Carlisle On campus Part-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University - 0% 20% £4500 - - Wrexham On campus Part-time
Anglia Ruskin University 63% 0% 5% £9250 - 132 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 63% 0% 5% £9250 - 132 Cambridge On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
79 /100
2880 students of Child Care in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

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 £20154 £18203 £20143
25-75 percentile range £16323 - £24569 £12685 - £23630 £13789 - £26222

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £18800 £18767 £20812
25-75 percentile range £15543 - £23043 £14071 - £23204 £15273 - £25856

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.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Child Care

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

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Child Care who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

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

Example below based on all graduates of Child Care at De Montfort University

35% Welfare and housing associate professionals
20% Caring personal services
15% Elementary occupations
15% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
5% Sports and fitness occupations
5% Administrative occupations

Grading Distribution

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

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Child Care

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FAQ

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

The median salary of graduates of Child Care was £20154 15 months after graduation, £18203 3 years after graduation and £20143 5 years after graduation.

Children's Health, Play and Wellbeing at University of Suffolk received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 92 out of 100 among 6 respondents.