Children and Young Peoples Education

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About the course

If you already hold a Foundation Degree in Childhood Studies, Education or Early Years, this programme offers you the opportunity to top-up to a full honours degree.

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What you will study

  • Work-based enquiry methods
  • Research informed practice
  • Contemporary childhood issues
  • Learning theory
  • Factors affecting learners and learning
  • Independent enquiry


  • Assessment methods are varied and include practical work, assignments, essays, presentations, short tests and examinations.

Entry requirements

  • GCSEs - grades A* - C / 9 - 4 in English and maths
  • 240 credits gained from studying on a relevant foundation degree
  • Enhanced DBS clearance

Costs and loans

  • You can apply for a student loan for this course

Moving forward

  • Masters Degree
  • Employment in the early years and education sector

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