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City of Liverpool College

Early Childhood Studies, BA (Hons) Top Up

UCAS Code: XX32

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


College uses UCAS Tariff points to standardise entry requirements. It is expected that the total tariff score of all your relevant qualifications is at a level of 60* points minimum. This is a points total achieved by converting qualifications such as A levels (and many others) into points, making it simpler for course providers to compare applicants. To check your qualifications tariff value use UCAS tariff calculator https://www.ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculator. Don’t worry if you don’t have the right qualifications – you may be able to meet the entry requirements in a different way. Accreditation of prior learning (APL) is essentially credit awarded for wider learning evidenced from self-directed study, work or training may apply to you**. Accreditation prior experiential learning (APEL) is an extension of APL that includes assessed learning gained from life and work experience. * May be higher / different for different programmes ** Link to our APR policy.

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2020

The BA (Hons) top up level 6 qualification is a one-year full time higher education qualification for experienced early years practitioners who have successfully completed a Foundation Degree in Early Years.
Students develop knowledge and understanding of the principles and values that underpin the early years in order to develop their professional practice. The programme aims to encourage students to reflect and critically analyse a range of perspectives in relation to contemporary issues in the early years.

Assessment methods

The programme aims to provide key knowledge and develop transferable skills and assessment tasks are developed to put this knowledge into practice and research issues further. The methods listed will be employed both for learning and assessing of the learning achieved.
Students will receive timely, relevant and constructive feedback to enable skills to continue to develop. The variety of assessments include:
Research Dissertation
Portfolio
Essay
Presentation
Debate
Report

Tuition fees

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England
£8,148
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£8,148
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Northern Ireland
£8,148
per year
Scotland
£8,148
per year
Wales
£8,148
per year

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