12 months
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5040 GBP/year
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About

If you already work in an early childhood setting and hold a Level 5 qualification, this Early Childhood Studies (Top-up) (Hons) course at the University of Derby allows you to top-up to a full BA (Hons) degree with two years of online study.

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Overview

This Early Childhood Studies (Top-up) (Hons) course at the University of Derby will deepen your knowledge of early childhood studies to meet the demands of integrated care and education for children from birth.

An online top-up degree is ideal if you currently juggle work and family commitments.

Your learning is supported by a research active academic team

You will develop a broad understanding of early childhood education and care that can be applied in social care and health, education and related areas. You will be taught by experts in the field and will benefit from the latest research discoveries from a committed multi-disciplinary academic team. This will ensure your learning is relevant, up to date and meets the highest professional standards.

Careers

This course is ideal for anyone currently working with children across health, education and social care, or anyone interested in early childhood as an academic discipline. It is suitable for those wishing to broaden their skills and career by taking additional qualifications. Well qualified professionals will find there are ample opportunities for promotion and progression to leadership positions in children’s services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Child protection
  • Contesting childhood
  • Leadership in early childhood education and care
  • The critically reflective practitioner
  • Independent study

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • HND of Foundation Degree in a relevant subject (equivalent of 240 credits),
  • Evidence of significant work and life experience may be taken into consideration upon application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5040 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    5040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5040 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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