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Early Years (Top-up) BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons)

University Centre Calderdale College

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)

  • Location

    Calderdale College Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

The BA (Hons) Early Years (top-up) is for people who are working with children and young people that have previously studied to and achieved a level 5 qualification in early years/childhood studies. This programme provides a progression route for students wishing to be part of the graduate children’s workforce of the future and it will be a significant step toward achieving Early Years Teacher Status or Qualified Teacher Status should you wish. This sector is changing and evolving, it is envisaged that the new professional will be leading and shaping these changes. The programme team has worked in partnership with employers to develop a programme which is relevant and progressive allowing practitioners to further enhance their skills, knowledge and abilities.This programme should challenge and encourage you to ask questions of yourself and your role and deepen your understanding of early years.

Application deadline

15 January

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Entry requirements

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 : C

This is a Level 6 programme and you will normally be expected to have an undergraduate qualification worth 240 credit points related area, of which 120 should be at Level 5. This will usually be the Foundation Degree Early Years - also delivered at the University Centre. It may also be another foundation degree or HND in a relevant subject area. Applicants should also have a GCSE English at Grade C or Grade 4 or above. Those wishing to continue onto Primary Teaching qualifications following the course will need to have


University information

University Centre Calderdale College

  • Campus address

    Calderdale College, Francis Street, Halifax, Calderdale, HX1 3UZ, England

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