Early Childhood Education and Care (1 year top-up)

BA (Hons)

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What you'll study

* All modules are subject to availability

Fees and funding

UK/EU: £9,250

Overseas: £13,500

More information on fees can be found in the Money section of the website.

UK & EU fees for 2018/19 have not yet been confirmed, and may increase.

Where you'll study

Blended between Hull Campus and work placement

About the course

Top up your foundation degree to a full Honours degree on this one-year course. Our teaching combines academic rigour with fun and creative ways to encourage children under the age of five to participate in learning. Study education and learning theories, policies and practices in a range of contexts, with emphasis on early childhood and care, plus the construction of learning opportunities which engage the active participation of learners. You will be taught be dedicated, diverse and experienced staff with interests and published work in a number of educational areas.

Throughout the year, you will study modules such as International Perspectives in Early Childhood, Leadership and Management in Early Childhood, Provision and Care, and a professional practice module. You will be allocated a personal supervisor and receive guidance in your academic work, and you can drop in on your lecturers and tutors at any time with questions or concerns.

Entry requirements

International students

(language requirements)

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

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Future prospects

We work hard to maintain a strong focus on employability within the sector and beyond.

Successful completion of this course provides an excellent basis for a career in teaching, early years leadership, family and community development or social work, as well as other areas of the public sector.

As a graduate, you will continue to have access to the University Careers Service who will provide a wealth of advice, information and guidance to help ready you for the world of work.

You can also choose the pathway to further study and training; our graduates have gone onto courses such as the Masters in Early Childhood Studies, Post Graduate Certificate in Education or a Graduate Teacher Programme or you may wish to obtain Early Years Teacher Status through the University’s Early Years Initial Teacher Training Programme.