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. You will 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).
- Independent Project
- Leading Professional Practice
- Digital Child
- Criminology and Childhood
- Adventure Education (Option)
- Children’s Literature and the Media (Option)
The course modules are: – Independent Project – Leading Professional Practice – Digital Child – Criminology and Childhood – Adventure Education (Option) – Children’s Literature and the Media (Option)
Assessment will be a variety of methods, including essays, reports, observations and academic presentations. You will be supported throughout and also be encouraged to monitor their own progress, giving them the opportunity to discuss any issues with their lecturers during the course.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- South Downs Campus
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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.
You will require: – 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).
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£5035*||Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||£5035*||Whole course|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.