Emma Hickson

Course: BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies (Top-up)

Previous school: St Bede's Catholic School

Emma joined New College Durham after hearing positive things about the university level programmes we offered.

She said:

“I completed the Foundation Degree in Childhood Studies and chose to progress at the College to continue my success. The programme allowed me to develop a diverse range of knowledge and skills, and I received excellent support from my lecturers, especially my course leader, Alison.

“The programme has set me up for a successful career and I have gained a lot of confidence. After graduating, I started working as a Learning Support Assistant for Gateshead Council.”

Related courses


BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies (Top-up)

This programme builds on and consolidates existing knowledge, understanding and skills of working with children, strengthening the links between theory and practice.