Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons)

Undergraduate degree

Develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to support a rewarding career in shaping early childhood learning and development.



This course is studied 100% online


3 years

Application Deadline


 Application deadline

24th January 2022



 Payment plans available

Course highlights

  • Ranked number 1 in the country by the Guardian League Table 2021
  • Opens up a variety of career options within the early childhood sector
  • Provides the opportunity to work towards the Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner competencies as a separate award

What our students say

Applying new skills I have learnt on the course to my work in the classroom and seeing the positive affects it has to the children’s learning and development has been truly rewarding.


The online facilities have been excellent and very easy to navigate. I would highly recommend a course with ARU.


About your course

Our Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) is ideal if you’re passionate about helping to shape the future of young children. The course will give you an understanding of how young children learn and develop and give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to progress your career in a variety of roles within an early years setting. Studying online will give you the flexibility to study around your other commitments.


Application Deadline

Application Deadline:

24th January 2022

Discover what you’re made of.

Apply now before the application deadline.