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Entry Requirements


Once you have completed your Foundation Degree Young Children’s Learning and Development, the top up to your BA (Hons) helps you to become responsible for other’s practice within the childcare setting as well as your own.

The BA (Hons) Young Children’s Learning and Development is invaluable professional development which leads onto a range of leadership roles including Children’s Centre Manager, Early Years Development Coordinator, Day Nursery Manager and Foundation Stage Coordinator. It will speed your progression within your chosen career - and can lead to Early Years Teacher Status with further study.

How is the course assessed?

Assessment based

Additional Information

Open University

Programme Specification

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a relevant foundation degree, related HND, Diploma of Higher Education or other suitable completed L5 programme as a requirement to study for this top-up course. Life experience of non-traditional students will be taken into account when considering applications.
In addition: A suitable L5 qualification must have been completed within five years of enrolment to this programme. Prospective students will normally be expected to achieve an overall grade of 50% in their L5 qualification.

Modules & Units

Dissertation (40 credits) Health, Safety and Wellbeing (20 credits) Professional Dimensions (20 credits) Quality Provision (20 credits) Contemporary Approaches to Learning and Development (20 credits)

Start DateDurationDaysTimesPriceExam Fee  
9 September 20191 Year-- £7500£0.00 Enquire Apply now
Start Date9 September 2019
Duration1 Year
Price £7500
Exam Fee£0.00
Action Enquire Apply now