Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Beckett University

Childhood Studies and Early Years

This course reflects a 'whole child' holistic approach to children and their families from birth to 18. Students have the opportunity to study the theory and practice through 2 distinct routes 'early years' or 'children and young people'. The approach to study and research reflects a commitment to children's rights, social justice for children, child-centred learning and developing awareness of social divisions in childhood.

Entry requirements

1st degree in a relevant subject; or relevant experience; or training other than 1st degrees; all applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.0; or equivalent.

Course modules

Ethical enquiry; critical issues in the early years (early years route); critical discourses in childhood (children and young people route); research methods; major independent study.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 500 per Credit module (home fees) 36 months
MA Distance learning £ 500 per Credit module (home fees) 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Headingley Campus Leeds LS6 3QS Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

University Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0113 812 3113