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Early Childhood Studies

Undergraduate - BA (Hons)

Study in:
University Centre West Anglia
Available as:
3 years full-time
,
1-year-full-time-top-up
Course features
  • Develop your childcare skills
  • Take a three-year degree or top-up your existing qualification in one year
  • Study in King's Lynn at University Centre West Anglia
Study in:
Chelmsford
,
Distance learning
Available as:
3 years full-time Chelmsford
,
4 years with foundation year
,
3 years full-time distance learning
,
1 year full-time top-up Chelmsford
,
1 year full-time top-up distance learning
,
2 years part-time top-up
,
2 years part-time top-up distance learning
Course features
  • Develop essential knowledge and skills
  • Study around your commitments with part-time and distance learning options
  • One-year top-up course available

Early Years and Education

Undergraduate - FdA

Study in:
University Centre West Anglia
Available as:
2 years full-time
Course features
  • Start or progress a career in early years education
  • Learn about child development, play and safeguarding - and gain practical experience on placements
  • Study in King's Lynn at University Centre West Anglia

Early Years and Education

Undergraduate - FdA

Study in:
Distance learning
Available as:
3 years part-time
Course features
  • Flexible work-based study.
  • Understand the widening workforce curriculum.
  • Develop practical and analytical skills.

Education

Postgraduate - PG Dip

Study in:
Distance learning
Available as:
1 year part time
,
2 years part time
Course features
  • Develop as an Early Years, Primary or Secondary teacher
  • Enhance your understanding of Education
  • Study around your commitments

Education

Postgraduate - MA

Study in:
Chelmsford
,
Distance learning
Available as:
1 year full-time
,
1 year part-time with APCL
,
1 year with APCL distance learning
,
2 years part-time
,
2 years part-time distance learning
Course features
  • Tailor you studies to your particular interests
  • Develop and enhance your professional skills
  • Enrich your student experience alongside others
Study in:
Chelmsford
,
Distance learning
Available as:
1 year full-time - January start
,
1 year full-time - September start
,
2 years part-time
,
2 years part-time distance learning
,
Part-time with APCL
,
Part-time with APCL - distance learning
Course features
  • Explore aspects of young children’s lives in more depth
  • Enhance your career prospects
  • Discover areas of personal interest
Study in:
Chelmsford
,
Distance learning
Available as:
Full time January
,
Part time January
,
Full time September
,
Part time September with 60 APCL
,
Part time September online delivery
Course features
  • Grow your understanding of educational leadership
  • Learn from qualified professionals
  • Explore varying approaches to driving education forward

Education with Montessori

Postgraduate - MA

Study in:
Chelmsford
,
Distance learning
Available as:
1 year full-time
,
1 year distance learning
,
2 years part-time
,
2 years distance learning
,
1 year with APCL
,
1 year with APCL - distance learning
Course features
  • Develop your early years Montessori practice and professionalism
  • Qualified professional and academic support
  • Explore and analyse education theories
Study in:
Chelmsford
,
Distance learning
Available as:
1 year full-time September start
,
1 year full-time January start
,
2 years part-time
,
Distance learning September start
,
Distance learning January start
Course features
  • Prepare to collaborate and discover your specialism
  • Make a positive impact on young people's lives
  • Explore varying approaches to driving education forward
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