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Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) Top-up

Course Overview

If you are committed to making a difference to the lives of children, young people and families, the Top-up Degree in Early Childhood Studies is the perfect programme to enhance your career opportunities. You will develop skills as a critically reflective practitioner and learn to be a visionary leader needed for effective practice in a diverse, multidisciplinary environment.

The modules studied may include:

  • Concepts of Childhood
  • Global Perspectives on Education
  • The Creative Reflective Practitioner
  • Contemporary Discourses in Early Years
  • Dissertation

Apply for Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) Top-up via UCAS

Course Overview

Course Overview

If you are committed to making a difference to the lives of children, young people and families, the Top-up Degree in Early Childhood Studies is the perfect programme to enhance your career opportunities. You will develop skills as a critically reflective practitioner and learn to be a visionary leader needed for effective practice in a diverse, multidisciplinary environment.

The modules studied may include:

  • Concepts of Childhood
  • Global Perspectives on Education
  • The Creative Reflective Practitioner
  • Contemporary Discourses in Early Years
  • Dissertation

Assessment

Assessment Methods

There are no exams on this programme, each module is assessed by means of assignments – reflective essay, learning and development resources, and presentations. Teaching sessions take the form of short lectures, supervised discussions, small group work and guest speakers.

Entry Requirements and Progression

Progression

You could secure employment in family support and projects working in a range of early years settings including children’s centre worker, Home/School Liaison Officer, Early Years Practitioner or a role within a primary school. The Honours Degree could also lead to management and leadership roles within early years settings, children’s centres and schools. Post-graduate qualifications such as a PGCE are also a possibility.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have a Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent Level 5 qualification in an appropriate discipline. You will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check prior to commencing any work placement.

There may be the opportunity to study our full-time courses on a part-time basis, please contact us to discuss.

Fees

The current fee for 2020/21 entry to this course is £7,800* per academic year of study.

The fee for 2021/22 entry to this course will be set during Spring 2021.

For more information regarding course fees, please read our ‘Fees and Funding’ page.

*Fees are subject to review annually. The fees for existing students may be increased annually in line with the Retail Price Index.

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Bridgwater Graduation 2020

12th March 2021