Careers with BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

The range of opportunities to work professionally with young children is expanding all the time. From one-to-one care and group education to specialist roles and management positions, this course will give you a great grounding from which you can build your career in the sector.

By developing your interpersonal skills, practical experience and understanding of ethical issues, you’ll boost your employability in early years graduate professions. You could progress to a Psychology conversion course, Masters in Social Work or postgraduate degree in Early Childhood Studies. You may also be eligible to apply to programmes leading to Early Years Teacher Status or Qualified Teacher Status.

Previous graduates from this course are now employed in a wide variety of roles, including:

  • Care Officer
  • Nursery Nurse
  • Nursery Assistant
  • Children’s Supervisor
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Support Assistant
  • Assistant Education Manager
  • Lecturer
  • Family Support Worker
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Play Assistant
  • Pre-School Manager
  • Community Nursery Nurse
  • Support Staff Coordinator
  • Police Inspector
  • Learning Mentor