This one year work-based learning Level 6 Top-Up degree is designed to be undertaken on completion of a foundation degree, or other Level 5 qualification, (this must hold a minimum of 240 UCAS points) in an area related to Early Years care and education and/or the support of children and families. It is ideal preparation for postgraduate training and education and/or a career in leadership in an Early Years setting or children’s centre. You will have the opportunity to develop subject expertise, while engaging with current debate and professional practice. You will be introduced to new concepts and higher order skills such as synthesis and critical evaluation
On this course you will study a range of modules which may include the following:
• Leadership in a Multi-Agency Environment
• Early Years Professionalisation
• Evaluating Current Debates and Developments
• Work-Based Research Proposal
• Theoretical Perspectives: Early Learning and Early Experience.
Assessment is through a mixture of reports, essays, presentations etc.
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
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||Barnsley College Higher Education Church Street Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We no longer accept Tier 4 International applications
Successful completion of a foundation degree in a relevant Education area or equivalent Level 5 qualification. Other requirements: We require GCSE grade C/4 or above in English Language (or L2 equivalent is accepted).
We welcome students with a range of qualifications and we treat every application on its own merits; we value highly the experience you illustrate in your personal statement
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5,995||Year 1|
Additional fee information
PO Box No 266
Clearing contact details
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