Moray House School of Education and Sport

Childhood Practice (BA)

The high-quality BA Childhood Practice part-time degree programme at the University of Edinburgh caters to those wishing to mix study with work.

It has been designed to meet the Standard in Childhood Practice and students who successfully achieve the degree are able to apply for registration as a manager or lead practitioner with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

Visit the University’s Degree Finder for entry requirements, fees, international grade equivalency, language requirements and to apply.

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Programme Structure

The programme will build on your previous work and study experience. You will carry out three years of part-time/evening study with the opportunity to study in a number of key areas.

Career opportunities

Graduates in Childhood Practice can register as lead professionals and managers in early learning and childcare to apply for promotion in their current workplace or can choose to train as a social worker, teacher or health promotion worker.

Fees and funding

Find details on all aspects of fees and finance, from tuition fees, how to identify your fee status, and funding opportunities.

Our students

Hear from former students about their experience on the programme.

Contact us

Questions about your application or how to apply? Contact the Undergraduate Admissions team or the Programme Director who look forward to hearing from you.

Key values in the Early Years


Lecturer Dr Lynn McNair OBE talks about wisdom, justice, compassion, integrity and other key values in the Scottish Early Years. This talk was part of the Firecracker Festival 2018 which celebrated creative, disruptive and innovative practices in the Scottish public service.

Related programmes

MSc Education (Early Childhood Practice and Froebel)