With an existing Foundation Degree, Higher National Diploma or Diploma of Higher Education in Early Years/Early Childhood, you’ll advance your professional development by completing two modules that cover working with children, and how research contributes to our understanding of children and young people.
Key features of the Early Childhood (Honours) Top-up from The Open University UK
- Offers a fast-track route to gaining our BA (Honours) Early Childhood
- Encourages critical understanding and reflection on contemporary issues and debates in early childhood
- Prepares you for further research, study, enquiry and practice
This BA (Hons) Early Childhood is an excellent foundation for entry to a range of careers working with and for young children and their families. If you are already in employment the degree may enable you to access a management role.
The degree is also suitable for those wanting to move into careers in teaching, health or social work. Please note that GCSE passes at Grade C or above in English and Maths are normally required for post-graduate study and for teaching a GCSE Grade C pass in Science is also a requirement.
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- Young lives, parenting and families
- Issues in research with children and young people
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
DisciplinesEducation Educational Psychology Early Childhood Education View 25 other Masters in Educational Psychology in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- You must have an accepted qualification in an accepted relevant subject.
- You must be an experienced early years (0–7 years) practitioner.
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International6192 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6192 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA6192 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6192 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.