The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Childhood Studies and Disability Studies is a Joint Honours degree which is a direct Honours with dual specialisation. It consists of 9 modules and may be completed in a minimum of 20 months in Singapore. Each unit is supported with 33-41 contact hours conducted on weekday evenings and weekend.
If you are interested in working with children, young people and families within social care, education or health settings, the flexible nature of this programme may be just what you are looking for. The Society Joint Honours degrees provide you with a unique opportunity to develop knowledge, insight and understanding in two subject areas that complement each other whilst exploring a range of career pathways.
Childhood and youth are hugely significant topics in 21st Century society and Childhood Studies takes views of childhood and youth as a focus of critical enquiry. This route considers a range of perspectives and ideas held by parents, professionals, and young people that impact on children’s lives and the cultures in which they live.
Disability Studies was designed in collaboration with the Disabled People’s Movement. You will explore disabled peoples access to their communities as well as the implications of human rights legislation on disabled people.
You may complete the programme within 20 months.
Honours in the degree will be awarded in accordance with the university course regulations.
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Minimum Entry Requirements:
– Polytechnic Diploma
– Kaplan Diploma
– Other Private Diplomas or foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case by case basis
– In all cases, the final admissions decision to the programme rests with the University
– IELTS 6.0 or equivalent
– Applicants are required to meet the University’s English language requirement (https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/international/international-admissions/english-language-requirements/)
A typical term is approximately 17 weeks period covering 2 modules. Each module is supported with approximately 33 – 41 contact hours, conducted on weekday evenings and weekends.
The actual cycle may vary depending on the nature of the course and the lecturers’ availability. The University and Kaplan reserve the rights to alter the learning cycle, days and timing of the seminar if necessary.
Each unit is assessed by a combination of written assignments, projects, case studies and presentations. There are no examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.
Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Childhood Studies and Disability Studies from Northumbria University.
The Degree awards will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates.
*The Programme is not accredited by the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA). Graduates who wish to work in the local early childhood sector will nee to submit an application to ECDA for Teacher Registration via a preschool. Approval by ECDA will be subjected to the applicant meeting the requirements for Teacher Registration.
The tuition fee covers university registration, study guides, intensive seminars and workshops, assignments, examination (if applicable), projects, Degree (if earned) and transcript.
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Non-refundable application fees are as follows:
All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.
*Note: All fees are subjected to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 18 Jan 2016. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.
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