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BA (Hons) Early Childhood – Top-up (University of Chichester)
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|L6 BA (Hons) Top Up Degree in Early Childhood Studies (CU)||07/09/2022||24/05/2023||Bishopsfield Road (Fareham College)||£6,000.00||
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Information about this Course
Early Years & Education
240 credits (120 at Level 4 and 120
credits at Level 5) in a related subject such as Early Childhood or Teaching and
Alternatively, a relevant Foundation
Degree in Early Childhood or a relevant Foundation Degree in Teaching and
Learning – or the international equivalent of 240 credits (120 credits at Level
4 and 120 credits at Level 5).
The Top-up BA (Hons) Early Childhood
programme explores the subject of children, childhood and families from a
national and global context, and a range of perspectives such as philosophical,
historical, psychological, sociological, cultural, educational, health, welfare,
legal, political and economic. Significant government policy and provision will
be critically examined in relation to each module.
The units of study will include:
education in adventurous environments
Leading and managing professional
Special needs and
Children’s literature and the media
Completion of an independent project.
This course is delivered through
presentations, portfolio, reports, exams and essays.
If you already have a ‘full and relevant’ level 3
qualification and Level 2 qualifications in Maths and English, you may be
eligible to apply for Graduate Practitioner Competencies, which provides an
opportunity to strengthen and enhance practice, skills and knowledge.
Find out more here - Graduate Practitioner Competencies or email firstname.lastname@example.org
You may wish to continue your
professional and academic development. Routes available include Early Years
Teacher Status (EYTS) or a Masters in Early Years Professional Practice. Should
you wish to consider EYTS you must have GCSE (grade 5 or above) or equivalent in
Maths, English and Science to undertake this route. You could also apply to
complete a SCITT programme.