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Early Years Childhood Studies (top-up) BA (Hons)



What will I learn?

If you've already completed a Foundation Degree in Early Years Childhood Studies, this BA (Hons) top-up course is an opportunity to enhance your understanding of the theory and practice of early childhood. We'll support you as you develop higher-level skills and knowledge, ready to take on additional challenges and responsibilities.If you're an early years practitioner who has successfully completed a Foundation Degree in Early Years Childhood Studies, this course is ideal if you want to top up your qualification to honours-level. We'll support you to enhance your existing knowledge, ready to achieve the status of BA (Hons) Early Years Childhood Studies (top-up) graduate.At the University of Bolton, we believe that making the link between your course content and real-life situations is crucial to your understanding of early childhood studies. Using their wealth of experience from a wide range of settings, our highly-qualified professional tutors will guide you through the theories and research that underpin early childhood practices. In some modules, you may be taught alongside professionals who work in related services and professions. These connections help promote the multi-agency team approach that is such an important part of the early childhood agenda.We'll support you as you explore areas such as children's health and wellbeing, and management and leadership in early years, and focus on enhancing your research skills and understanding. We aim to help you gain critical, analytical and lifelong learning skills that will support your career development far into the future.

Which department am I in?

Early Years and Childhood Studies

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
£38,850.00 (US$ 47,795) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

September 2023


University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

Deane Road,


BL3 5AB, England

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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