Childhood, Education and Family

Aspire today to inspire tomorrow

We are well known on the international stage for being the first institution to run the Early Childhood Studies degree programme in the UK, and for hosting the biennial International Children and Childhood Conference. As experienced as we are passionate, we draw on our own research to support your learning and help you to explore your passions and interests.

Our values are founded on the principle that education is for everyone. Education is a right, and has the potential to transform lives. We believe that children, young people and adults all deserve the right to a high-quality education as a foundation for a more secure future. We are committed to developing knowledge and skills that are transferable and necessary to succeed in a changing world.

BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

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BA (Hons) Early and Primary Education Studies

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BA (Hons) Childhood and Family Studies

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BA (Hons) Special Educational Needs and Disability Studies

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BSc (Hons) Child Development and Developmental Therapies

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BA (Hons) Early Learning (Progression Route)

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Career Overview Sarah began her career as a Registered Nurse (adult), working in a number of specialisms including medicine, haematology, oncology and care of older people. She maintains links with the nursing profession by remaining on the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) regist...

Sarah is a senior lecturer in social policy specialising in childhood. She has over twenty years of teaching experience in higher education and international primary education. At the University of Suffolk she teaches across a range of undergraduate and post graduate degree courses ...

CAREER OVERVIEW Wendy began her career as a Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist. She obtained her graduate degree in Speech and Language Therapy and Audiology in 1998 at Ghent University (BEL) and subsequently worked as an SLT specializing in hearing impairment and specific lan...

Career Overview & Research Interests Ferran is an HCPC registered Clinical and Health Psychologist. Ferran’s research interests focus on the following areas: Dual diagnosis in intellectual disability and Family burden; Schizophrenia; Bipolar disorders, Addictions and Child and...

Career Overview Jessica began her career with an ESRC studentship to study Quantitative Sociology at the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex after completing her undergraduate degree in Sociology and Criminology. After completing an MA in Social Research ...

Dr Allison Boggis is the Course Leader for the BA (Hons) Special Educational Needs and Disability Studies programme.  Allison has taught on a variety of social science undergraduate and post-graduate courses since joining University of Suffolk in 2004. ...