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Childhood Education Studies Top-up (Online) BA (Hons)

University College Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    University College Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**OVERVIEW****Our childhood experiences shape our entire lives, and being part of that journey as a professional helping children and families makes for a hugely rewarding career. If you have previous knowledge of this sector and want to further your academic credentials but need the flexibility of distance learning, our Childhood Education Studies top-up degree enables you to study online and expand upon your skills for working in this field.**Designed for anyone who has previously studied a relevant subject (up to Level 5), our online top-up degree will further enhance your understanding of children’s complex psycho-social, physical, emotional and cognitive needs. You will examine legislative frameworks, social trends and issues surrounding childhood development as well as building a range of interpersonal and intrapersonal communication skills.This ‘flexi-learn’ online course has been developed to offer you an authentic sense of community, utilising a blend of communication tools including web-based/email delivery and ‘real-time’ online conversations and activities. You will have face-to-face contact with personal tutors, module staff and dissertation supervisors using web conferencing software, which you will be trained how to use before your studies begin. (See more details about the teaching and assessment arrangements for this course under 'Assessment Method' below.)**WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?**- **Flexible online learning** – Want to boost your knowledge while maintaining full-time/part-time employment? Studying our Childhood Education Studies top-up degree online offers a flexible approach to learning- **Specialise your studies** – Study and research specialist topics through our range of optional modules, a final dissertation project and innovative assessment regimes- **Diverse skills and knowledge** – Build your understanding around childhood development and sociology as well as employability skills for your future career**CAREERS AND PROGRESSION**Examples of careers you could pursue following this course:- Family support worker- Learning mentor- Special educational needs coordinator (SENCO)- Primary school teacher- Mental health nurse- Social worker (NHS)You could also progress onto one of our postgraduate courses at University College Birmingham.- **Please refer to our website for the latest updates to this course**

Application deadline

15 January 2022

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Applicants require a relevant HND or a foundation degree with 240 credits.


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University College Birmingham

  • Campus address

    University College Birmingham, Summer Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B3 1JB, England

International reputation for business, finance and management-focused degrees and highly competitive tuition fees, with scholarships and fee waivers available.
Richly diverse student population from 57 countries right across Europe and the rest of the world, from India and China to Canada and the United States.
On-campus international centre for support from visas to health and wellbeing, and overseas offices to support with degree choices and the application process.

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