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Studying Early Childhood – Bath Spa University

Research centre members are involved in teaching and research across all early years and childhood undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.


We offer doctoral supervision across a range of topics within the context of early years and childhood. 

Find out how to apply

Current PhD students:

  • Dr Georgina Normile has recently completed her PhD study, which explores the wellbeing of service children in early years education settings in England.
  • Julia Manning-Morton:Holding the baby: Discourse and meanings in physical interactions and communication between carers and young children.
  • Rebecca Digby: Young children's creativity in science enquiry: a diffractive analysis of theoretical and empirical understandings.




  • FdA Early Childhood Studies

Early Years Teacher Status

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