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Early Childhood Studies (top-up) BA (Hons)

University of Northampton

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UCAS CODE: X312

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

If you have previous experience of working with children under the age of eight and already hold a Foundation Degree or HND our top-up course in Early Childhood Studies is ideal for you. This course will give you a broad academic foundation in a range of professions related to working with children from birth to the age of eight. This is a particularly useful course if you are already working in this field.You will be given opportunities to undertake placements in education, health and social care settings which will give context to your academic studies and provide you with professional development.Our tutors are experienced professionals from a variety of fields within Early Childhood, who, along with your practical placements, give you real-world knowledge and expertise.All of your essential reading will be available from the University's Library which means that all your essential course reading materials are available for free when you start with us You will experience student life at the University’s £330 million Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day and find out more. Based on the evidence available, the TEF Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.We invest more money into your education than 90% of Universities in the UK*✱ source: Guardian University League Table 2020

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,750per year

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Entry requirements

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 : C

You will need to hold a Foundation Degree or HND in Early Years or closely related subject. In addition to general entry requirements, applicants are normally expected to have written English and Mathematics GCSEs grade C/4 or above. You will be expected to demonstrate your commitment to Early Childhood Studies by having previous experience of working with children under the age of eight. A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required if you are not already working in an early years setting. An employer DBS de

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University information

University of Northampton

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    Main Site, The University of Northampton, Waterside Campus, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 5PH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    51st out of 81 8

    68th out of 83 2

    97th out of 102 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    111 56%

    63rd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    52nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    54th

    30
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    113 65%

    54th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    54th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    90 45%

    101st

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    58th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    86th

    75

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