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Early Childhood (Top Up) BA (Hons)

University of Chichester

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UCAS CODE: X314

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-23

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

Overview

Conclude your journey towards a full BA degree in Early Childhood Studies

The BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies (level 6 top up) is a one-year full-time or two-year part-time course. It is delivered one day a week making sure it’s flexible to accommodate your other commitments.

The range of modules enables you to explore key aspects of childhood from the psychological and sociological, to the global and cultural, to the economic and educational. You will develop problem-solving, critical analysis and independent thinking skills as well as gaining knowledge of areas which are of particular interest.

On this course you will

  • Investigate, understand and analyse the fast-changing landscape of working with young children.
  • Gain your full BA degree in Early Childhood Studies.
  • Provide a firm foundation for a career within educational settings.

Assessment

It is important that our assessments are designed to meet the various learning needs of students. We offer a variety of assessment methods that include presentations, assignments, exams, academic posters and placement portfolios. We also encourage our students to publish their work. Past students have had articles accepted in sector publications such as Early Years Educator.

Careers

Develop your career opportunities within early years professions

With this degree, you can pursue a career as an Early Years Practitioner. You’ll foster and develop the abilities, social skills and understanding of children aged three to five, focusing on optimum child development and preparation for a successful transition to primary school education.

Possible career paths include:

  • Early Years management
  • Teaching
  • Health and social care
  • Policy-making
  • Nursery management
  • Hospital support
  • Outreach worker with family centres
  • Community development

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

HND (BTEC) :

Relevant foundation degree or HND required for progression to top up.

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University information

University of Chichester

  • University League Table

    76th

  • Campus address

    University of Chichester, Bishop Otter Campus, College Lane, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 6PE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    58th out of 90

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    120 56%

    61st

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    15th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    8th

    45

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