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BA (Hons) (top up)

Education Studies & Early Years*

Study for a BA (Hons) at our Seevic Campus in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire.


1 year


Level 6

Career Sector

Early Years, Childcare & Education

Available At


Start Date


Days & Times

1 day per week


£8,000 (Eligible for Student Finance)

Course Overview

This programme offers students the opportunity to progress from a Foundation Degree in Early Years and gain a full BA (Hons) degree.

This course is offered in partnership with, and validated by, University of Hertfordshire.

What will I study? 

This BA (Hons) programme aims to develop students personally, professionally and academically, enhancing their ability to think critically about Early Years education.

It is designed to recruit students from a diverse range of backgrounds, who have an interest in Early Years education. Students will be able to make the links between education policy, its delivery and the experience of groups and individuals.

How will I be Taught and Assessed? 

You will learn through reading, seminars, practical workshops, lectures and tutorials. There is an expectation that you will engage with on-line materials and you will be encouraged to take responsibility for studying independently.

There are no formal examinations. Assessment takes place through a combination of essays, reports, reflective logs and presentations.

Core Modules

Positive Relationships in Early Years - 30 credits

Creative Practice in Early Years - 30 credits

Research Project - 30 credits

Psychology for Education - 30 credits

What could I do next? 

Graduates could follow a career in education or Early Years practice or could use their degree as a strong foundation for entry into a wide range of other professions. Graduates could progress to a postgraduate teaching qualification in education, or train to be an Early Years Teacher, or they may decide to continue their studies with a Master’s degree.

Entry Requirements

  • A Foundation Degree (or equivalent) in Early Years
  • GCSE Grade C or above in English and Maths.

All applicants will be interviewed.

More information about this course can be found in the Programme Specification.

*Subject to validation by the University of Hertfordshire.

Want to apply for September 2019? Contact us on the details below. If you don't quite meet the entry requirements of your chosen course, don't worry, we take students on a case by case basis!

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