Overview The BA (Hons) Early Childhood (Level 6 top up) is a one-year full time programme of study. It provides a progression for those students who wish to top up their Foundation Degree or equivalent qualification to a BA Honours. The range of modules enable students to explore key aspects of childhood from the psychological and sociological, to the global and cultural, to the economic and educational. Students will develop problem solving, critical analysis and independent thinking. Delivered one day a week, you will study a range of modules which enable you to explore key aspects of childhood. This course will help students develop problem solving, critical analysis and independent thinking skills. Why Choose this Course? This course builds on the Foundation Degree in Early Years and develops discussion around excellent practice, specifically exploring issues around leadership and management further. Students have access to excellent support and resources from both the College and the University of Chichester. Working in the sector alongside studying enables reflection and adds relevance to work as students develop skills of critical analysis. Entry Requirements
- Foundation Degree in Early Childhood (other qualifications considered)
- 240 UCAS credits (120 credits at Level 4 and 120 credits at Level 5) in a related subject such as Early Childhood
- You must have professional experience of working or volunteering in an early years setting (examples include a Nursery, Day Care, Key Stage 1 or Reception class of a school, or as a childminder)
- Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teacher
- Social Worker
- Child Psychotherapist and Counsellor
- Educational Psychologist
- Paediatric Nurse
- Speech and Language Therapist
- Early Years Outreach Worker
- Local Authority Worker
- Learning Mentor
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||South Downs Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
At this time HSDC is unable to accommodate overseas applicants requiring a Tier 4 Licence.
|UCAS Tariff||Foundation Degree in Early Childhood (other qualifications considered).|
Foundation Degree in Early Childhood or another qualifications considered in a related subject such as Early Childhood. You must have professional experience of working or volunteering in an early years setting (examples include a Nursery, Day care, Key Stage 1 or Reception class of a school or as a childminder).
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£4795*||Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||£4795*||Whole course|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.