This full-time, three-year Honours degree provides an academic and professional qualification in the care and education of young children. The course focuses on the holistic care and education of young children in a diversity of settings. Graduates of this programme will have the knowledge, competencies and skills to work directly with, or on behalf of young children in a range of early years‚Äô services. The programme consists of the core areas of Early Childhood Education and Care; education and play, child development, social environment, health, hygiene, nutrition and safety, communication and administration management, and personal, professional development. The programme content is chosen and structured to enable participants to become professional, reflective practitioners with an integrated approach in early childhood education and care.