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Early Childhood 

The Open University UK

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12 months
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About

This Early Childhood certificate at The Open University UK is relevant for anyone interested in young children’s learning and development, including practitioners working in early-years settings or those wanting a career working with children from birth to seven years. 

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Overview

In this Early Childhood certificate at The Open University UK , you'll develop your understanding of policy and practice in early childhood. It will prepare you to engage with further study as a foundation for careers working with young children and their families across all sectors.

Key features of the course

  • Develops your understanding of young children’s learning and development
  • Focuses on young children’s play and creativity within the context of the family and early childhood settings
  • Includes national and international perspectives on early childhood
  • Builds a solid foundation for further study

Career relevance

This CertHE is relevant for existing early years practitioners (normally with Level early years qualification) or those interested in finding out more about young children’s learning and development. It provides a foundation for entry to a range of careers working with and for young children and their families. It is also suitable for those wanting to move into careers in teaching, health or social work.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exploring perspectives on young children's lives and learning 
  • Young children's play and creativity 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

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More details

It is not possible to register for this qualification at the moment. We expect to open for registrations in March

Language

English
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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

  • There are no formal entry requirements to study this qualification.
  • You do not need to be working with young children in order to study this qualification; however, in both core practice-focused modules we strongly recommend you gain direct experience with young children (birth to 7 years, 11 months).
  • Students not working with young children (employed or in a voluntary capacity) will need to negotiate opportunities to gain such practical experience

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

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