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About

This Early Childhood (Honours) Top-up from The Open University UK enables experienced early years practitioners to gain our BA (Honours) Early Childhood in just one or two years.

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Overview

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

Career relevance

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Young lives, parenting and families 
  • Issues in research with children and young people 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have an accepted qualification in an accepted relevant subject.
  • You must be an experienced early years (0–7 years) practitioner.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 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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