BA (Hons) Early Years and Childhood Studies

There is growing recognition that Early Years and Childhood Studies is a distinctive specialty with its own career pathways. This was one of the first degree courses of its kind in Ireland and has pioneered the development of this speciality.

It will offer you the opportunity to explore some of the most fundamental questions concerning children, young people and their families in contemporary society in Ireland and beyond.

It attracts both school-leavers, mature students and international students and is designed for people working towards careers in services for children, young people and their families. It caters for the demand for highly qualified early years and childhood professionals, while also developing future researchers in the field.

Placement or Study Abroad Information

You will undertake a 10- to 12-week placement in both Years 2 and 3 of the course.

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€18,080 Per Year

International student tuition fee

4 Years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time