Early Childhood Studies Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Early Childhood and Tourism BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 81% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 125 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Psychology and Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) Bishop Grosseteste University - 5% 0% £9250 £12690 125 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Sport & Exercise Science BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 0% 20% £9250 £12500 122 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) Middlesex University 71% 0% 6% £9250 £15100 130 London On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) University of Hull 88% 0% 5% £9250 £15400 110 Hull On campus Full-time
Education Studies and Early Childhood (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) The University of Winchester 93% 0% 0% £9250 £16700 144 Winchester On campus Full-time
Education Studies and Early Childhood BA (Hons) The University of Winchester 93% 10% 0% £9250 £16700 144 Winchester On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) Liverpool John Moores University 88% 3% 17% £9250 £15600 137 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) University College Birmingham 96% 5% 10% £9250 £13500 130 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) Bishop Grosseteste University - 0% 0% £9250 £12690 123 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Special Educational Needs (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 73% 0% 7% £9250 £12500 116 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Education and Care BA (Hons) University of Brighton 65% 0% 5% £9250 £13842 122 Brighton On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Media & Communication BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 91% 3% 9% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Tourism (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 81% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 125 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) London Metropolitan University 80% 15% 5% £9250 £17600 80 London On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Social Policy (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 100% 0% 10% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Human Biology BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 3% 9% £9250 £12500 119 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and English Literature BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 3% 9% £9250 £12500 119 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Accounting & Finance and Early Childhood (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 100% 0% 10% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Dance and Early Childhood BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 91% 3% 9% £9250 £12500 125 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) University of East London 66% 4% 10% £9250 £14160 159 London On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Music Production (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 91% 3% 9% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) Leeds Trinity University 77% 5% 15% £9250 £12000 105 Leeds On campus Full-time
Business Management and Early Childhood BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 80% 5% 4% £9250 £12500 111 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Childhood Studies with Primary Education BA (Hons) Buckinghamshire New University - 0% 15% £9250 £15000 100 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) University of Derby 100% 5% 10% £9250 £14900 135 Derby On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) Sheffield Hallam University 74% 2% 9% £9250 £15860 110 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Marketing BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 47% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 111 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Special Educational Needs BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 73% 0% 10% £9250 £12500 120 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) University of Chichester 94% 0% 0% £9250 £15840 140 Chichester On campus Full-time
Early Childhood BA (Hons) Plymouth Marjon University 69% 0% 0% £9250 £14500 102 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and History BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 95% 10% 10% £9250 £12500 113 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Drama and Early Childhood BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 91% 3% 9% £9250 £12500 119 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Early Childhood BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 95% 3% 9% £9250 £12500 119 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Social Policy BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 100% 0% 10% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Marketing (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 90% 5% 15% £9250 £12500 113 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies with a Foundation Year BA (Hons) Birmingham City University 86% 10% 9% £9250 £16085 136 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Social Care (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 72% 0% 5% £9250 £12500 130 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Childhood & Youth and Early Childhood BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 78% 10% 0% £9250 £12500 125 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) University of Gloucestershire 95% 0% 10% £9250 £15000 £15450 124 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Psychology BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 66% 5% 25% £9250 £12500 120 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Drama and Early Childhood (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 91% 3% 9% £9250 £12500 119 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Education and Care BA (Hons) University of Huddersfield 79% 5% 0% £9250 £16500 120 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Media & Communication (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 91% 3% 9% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Geography BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 91% 3% 9% £9250 £12500 116 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and History (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 0% 0% £9250 £12500 107 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies with Early Years Practitioner Status BA (Hons) Aberystwyth University 97% 5% 9% £9000 £16520 139 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) Staffordshire University 96% 1% 6% £9250 £16750 144 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Religious Studies BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 87% 5% 10% £9250 £12500 122 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Sport & Exercise Science (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 0% 20% £9250 £12500 122 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Childhood & Youth and Early Childhood (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 78% 10% 5% £9250 £12500 119 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Childhood Studies with Primary Education with Foundation Year BA (Hons) Buckinghamshire New University - 0% 10% £9250 £15000 83 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and English Literature (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 85% 3% 15% £9250 £12500 119 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Music Production BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 91% 3% 9% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Business Management and Early Childhood (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 80% 5% 4% £9250 £12500 111 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies (Professional Placement Year) BA (Hons) Bath Spa University 74% 5% 10% £9250 £15750 116 Bath On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Psychology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 66% 5% 8% £9250 £12500 120 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) Birmingham City University 86% 10% 9% £9250 £16085 136 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Philosophy & Ethics BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 83% 5% 10% £9250 £12500 116 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Geography (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 0% 0% £9250 £12500 106 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Religious Studies (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 87% 5% 10% £9250 £12500 122 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Dance and Early Childhood (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 91% 3% 9% £9250 £12500 125 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Criminology and Early Childhood (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 83% 5% 10% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Health & Wellbeing (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 86% 0% 10% £9250 £12500 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) Bath Spa University 77% 3% 5% £9250 £15750 140 Bath On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Politics BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 0% 0% £9250 £12500 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies with Foundation Year BA (Hons) University of Derby 90% 5% 17% £9250 £14900 123 Derby On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Health & Wellbeing BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 86% 0% 10% £9250 £12500 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Human Biology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 3% 9% £9250 £12500 119 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Criminology and Early Childhood BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 81% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 123 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) University of Roehampton 79% 8% 8% £9250 £15000 109 Roehampton On campus Full-time
Early Years Childhood Studies BA (Hons) University of Bolton 95% 0% 20% £9250 £40650 132 Bolton On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Philosophy & Ethics (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 83% 5% 10% £9250 £12500 116 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Accounting & Finance and Early Childhood BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 71% 0% 5% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Social Care BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 72% 0% 5% £9250 £12500 130 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood and Politics (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 0% 0% £9250 £12500 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies with Foundation Year BA (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University 64% 4% 25% £9250 - 47 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Bishop Grosseteste University - 10% 15% £6935 - 115 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies (Graduate Practitoner) BA (Hons) Anglia Ruskin University 94% 0% 5% £9250 - 114 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) Edge Hill University - 5% 7% £9250 - 141 Ormskirk On campus Full-time
Children and Early Childhood (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Teesside University - - 7% £9250 £15000 146 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) The University of Northampton 100% 5% 5% £9250 - 128 Northampton On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Education (Graduate Practitioner) BA (Hons) University of Bedfordshire 60% 5% 15% £9250 - 100 Luton On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies with Foundation Year in Education and Childhood BA (Hons) Leeds Trinity University 77% 5% 15% £9250 - 100 Leeds On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Education Graduate Practitioner (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) University of Bedfordshire 60% 5% 4% £9250 - 90 Luton On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University 79% 5% 15% £9250 - 104 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Montessori Early Childhood Studies (Graduate Practitoner) BA (Hons) Anglia Ruskin University 95% 0% 4% £9250 - 101 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies FdA Farnborough College of Technology 100% 0% 20% £8000 £8000 - Farnborough On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) Newman University 92% 10% 0% £9250 - 110 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Education BA (Hons) University of Hertfordshire 80% 4% 4% £9250 - 122 Hatfield On campus Full-time
Psychology and Early Childhood Studies (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Bishop Grosseteste University - 5% 28% £6935 - 106 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies (Graduate Practitoner) [with Foundation Year] BA (Hons) Anglia Ruskin University 95% 0% 4% £9250 - 101 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Children and Early Childhood BA (Hons) Teesside University - - 7% £9250 £15000 146 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Education Graduate Practitioner (With Professional Practice Year) BA (Hons) University of Bedfordshire 60% 5% 4% - - 90 Luton On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies FdA South Gloucestershire and Stroud College - - 30% £7995 £8500 £11750 £13250 - Bristol On campus Full-time
Early Childhood in Society (Graduate Practitioner) BA (Hons) University of Worcester 100% 5% 11% - - 118 Worcester On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) The University of Northampton 100% 5% 7% - - 112 Northampton On campus Full-time
Early Years and Childhood Studies (Foundation) BA (Hons) Manchester Metropolitan University 78% 6% 7% - - 136 Manchester On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) Stranmillis University College 91% 5% 0% - - 141 Belfast On campus Full-time
Early Childhood Studies with Early Years Practitioner Status with a Foundation Year BA (Hons) Swansea University - 5% 5% - - 142 Swansea On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
76 /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 Early Childhood Studies

  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 Early Childhood Studies

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 Early Childhood Studies 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 Early Childhood Studies

  • Schools
  • Kindergardens
  • Social Work Children Department
  • Local Authorities

Specialisations within Early Childhood Studies

  • Early Childhood Methods
  • Language Development in Young Children
  • Children's Literature
  • Administration of Early Childhood Education

Jobs of graduates of Early Childhood Studies (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Early Childhood Studies 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 Early Childhood Studies in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Early Childhood Studies

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

FAQ

Early Childhood Studies is the study of sociological, social policy, psychological and educational perspectives related to children aged 0-5.

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

  • The following degrees are offered for Early Childhood Studies studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA