All Courses Applying to Hull Accommodation Money Visit us Undergraduate Education and Early Years (1 year top-up) BEd Study What you'll study About Find out how this course is structured Entry The course requirements Future prospects What the future holds Select your option View details of Education and Early Years (1 year top-up) What you'll study * All modules are subject to availability BEd First year The programme establishes theoretical and practical knowledge and understanding of child development and health and diversity from 0–7 years. It explores from national and international perspectives the ideas underpinning the study of childhood, young children and their development, emphasising the contribution of child centred play based approaches to learning. The programme encourages students to apply specialist knowledge in local early childhood settings through a critical examination of current Government-supported initiatives and policies. Students also develop knowledge and understanding of the particular theories and strategies necessary for success as a professional in the early childhood workforce. The programme concludes with a dissertation module in which students conduct an individual research project, typically within the early childhood sector. Fees and funding UK/EU: £9,250 Overseas: £12,800 More information on fees can be found in the Money section of the website. Find out more Education enquiries +44 (0)1482 466870 Education Studies, Youth Work & Community Development International enquiries Where you'll study Hull Campus About the course The BEd (Hons) 1 year top-up course in Education and Early Years is ideal for students wishing to work in a professional capacity in the early education sector. You’ll study the provision of education and care for young children, and the significant impact that this has on their educational achievement and life chances. The course provides knowledge and awareness of child development and pedagogical approaches for working with young children and their families. You will be encouraged to question not only the aims and values of education and early years’ practices and processes, but also the philosophies, beliefs and attitudes that inform them from a global perspective. If you have an interest in the way young children learn and develop, this is the course for you. X321 BEd 1 year Related courses Education Studies, Social Inclusion and Special Needs Education Studies with TESOL Primary Teaching Education Studies Early Childhood Education and Care (1 year top-up) Childhood Studies Early Childhood Studies Working with Children, Young People and Families Education, Society and Culture (top-up) (part-time) Book an open day Apply Download our prospectus Entry requirements Typical entry requirements include: HND Higher National Diploma in related subject plus some work experience with 0 - 5 year olds Foundation Degree in related subject (level 5) and substantial experience of working with 0 - 5 year olds English Language/Literature at Grade 4 or C or above For international applicants, UG Diploma (240 credits with 120 credits at level 4 and 120 credits at level 5) If your first language is not English, you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency The department additionally requires a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check (or international equivalent) as a condition of entry. International students (language requirements) If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level. This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here. If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses. Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements. Future prospects You will have a variety of career options in education. The degree prepares you to work within the early childhood sector at level six, leading and supporting practice. This programme is particularly appropriate for students considering professionally relevant pathways on the field of early education, in particular those considering progressing to post graduate pathways such as initial teacher education and masters study.