Childhood Studies graduate destinations
The motivation behind many students' decision to undertake a Childhood Studies degree is a desire to work with children and it is clear many are successful in this field.
Data obtained from
- Childhood Studies (BSc)
- Graduates from the UK
Responses were received from 19 UK graduates from 2016/17; this is a response rate of 76%
|Most important activity||Percentage of graduates|
|Due to start work||0%|
The course provides graduates with a broad range of other skills such as communication and team working, both of which are extremely attractive to a wide range of graduate recruiters. Some graduates may choose to enter careers that do not require a specific degree, as around 70% of jobs are open to graduates of any discipline.
|Employment sector||Number of graduates|
|Health and social work||5|
|Other sectors (4 sectors)||4|
Employers and occupations
Careers followed include teaching, as well as other welfare related occupations.
Examples of employers
- Action for Children
- Achieving for Children
- Regency High School
- Catch-22 Charity Limited
Examples of occupations
- Young Persons Practitioner
- Early Years Practitioner
- Higher Level Teaching Assistant
- Support Worker
Graduates entering further study six months after graduation were generally undertaking postgraduate programmes relating to education or social work, e.g. Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Developmental and Therapeutic Play (MA) and Disability Studies: Inclusive Theory and Research (MSc).
|Qualification type||Number of graduates|
|Postgraduate research degree||0|
|Postgraduate taught degree||3|
|No qualification aim||0|
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