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Early Childhood Studies Level 6 Top Up (Hons)

12 months
14500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The BA Early Childhood Studies Level 6 Top Up (Hons) at University of Chichester is a one-year full-time or two-year part-time course.


This Early Childhood Studies Level 6 Top Up (Hons) course at University of Chichester provides a progression for those who wish to ‘top up’ their Early Years Foundation Degree or equivalent foundation qualification to a full BA Honours degree.

It is delivered one day a week making sure it’s flexible to accommodate your other commitments.

The range of modules enables you to explore key aspects of childhood from the psychological and sociological, to the global and cultural, to the economic and educational.

You will develop problem-solving, critical analysis and independent thinking skills as well as gaining knowledge of areas which are of particular interest.

On this Early Childhood Studies Level 6 Top Up (Hons) course from University of Chichester you will

  • Investigate, understand and analyse the fast-changing landscape of working with young children.
  • Gain your full BA degree in Early Childhood Studies.
  • Provide a firm foundation for a career within educational settings.

Programme Structure


  • Independent Project (Childhood)
  • Leading and Managing Professional Practice
  • Therapeutic Play
  • The Digital Child
  • Learning, Teaching & Caring in Adventure Education
  • Criminology & Childhood
  • Children’s Literature & The Media

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Credits 240 120 at Level 4 and 120 at Level 5 in a related subject, such as Early Childhood. International equivalents also accepted.
  • Early Years Foundation Degree or Teaching and Learning Support.

Work experience

Professional experience of working and/or volunteering in an early years setting, such as, nursery, day care, childminding, school (Year R or Key Stage 1), children’s centre or other.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Chichester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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