Middlesex University
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons)
Middlesex University

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 40 graduates of Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) at Middlesex University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Childhood and Youth Studies.

Overall student satisfaction
71 /100
40 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Health and Social Care

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Childhood and Youth Studies at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25000 £27000 £32500
25-75 percentile range £16500 - £33000 £18500 - £32500 £19000 - £39500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Health and Social 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

Course Description

Why study BA Early Childhood Studies at Middlesex University?

Our course has been specifically designed to make young children the focus. We think it’s important to understand how an increasingly global world impacts early childhood development and education. That’s why on this course you'll gain knowledge from interconnected disciplines including sociology, psychology, law, health, and management. Our highly experienced tutors will help you to learn, understand, and apply the material from this course. A BA in Early Childhood Studies can lead to a career in education, childhood development, children’s charities, and many more. Graduates have found careers as teaching assistants, child development officers and more.

We’re proud to be in the top 250 in the world for Education (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019).

Gain hands-on practical skills with us

One of the most important aspects of completing your early childhood studies is gaining usable and transferable skills. That’s why our course ensures you learn and participate actively in the interpretation, evaluation, and application of knowledge through engagement in individual, group, and e-learning activities.

You'll be assessed on a mixture of essays, presentations, reports, and a dissertation that showcases your personal interests and research, as well as the opportunity to take part in work experience in an early education or other relevant educational setting. A work placement allows you to get the hands-on experience you need, as well as building that network of contacts that will help you in your career. You’ll also receive help in identifying the best career route or postgraduate programme for your future.

Get the support you need

We ensure every student has adequate support throughout their time with us. That’s why you’ll get matched with a Personal Tutor as well as a Student Learning Assistant and a Graduate Academic Assistant. They’ll have experience in your subject area and will be able to help whenever you need.

We also help you to identify the ideal career route or postgraduate programme and support you to plan a successful future

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) at Middlesex University

35% Business and public service associate professionals
25% Teaching Professionals
10% Administrative occupations
10% Sales occupations
5% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
5% Design occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Access to HE Diploma

Entry requirements listed are accurate at the time of publishing and vary between programmes. Please check your chosen course page for specific entry requirements. Depending on your chosen course, we also consider a combination of qualifications. The latest entry requirements can be found on course page at https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/early-childhood-studies-degree Visit our general entry requirements page, by clicking on the link below, to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements.

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6

With a minimum of 5.5 in each component

TOEFL (iBT) 72

With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading

PTE Academic 51

With at least 51 in all components

IELTS (Academic) 6

With a minimum of 5.5 in each component

TOEFL (iBT) 72

With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading

PTE Academic 51

With at least 51 in all components

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

Costs

Tuition Fees Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
EU £15100 year 1
International £15100 year 1

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 2
  • year 3

University Rankings

Positions of Middlesex University in top UK and global rankings.

See all 27 university rankings of Middlesex University

About Middlesex University

Established in 1973, Middlesex University is located on the outskirts of London, roughly 40 minutes away by Underground. The university is well-known for attracting large numbers of international students every year, allowing for a diverse experience for everyone involved. In terms of on-campus activities, Middlesex U applicants can look forward to an award-winning Student Union that goes the extra mile when it comes to organising events around campus and bringing people together.

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Student composition of Middlesex University

undergraduates:
12180
postgraduates:
2825
Total:
15005
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Where is this programme taught

Hendon Campus
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