This top-up degree is flexibly designed to enable practitioners in community health, education, social care and policing to meet their continuing professional development (CPD) needs and develop their expertise in their practice setting.
What will this course cover?
This work-based programme is open to students who have successfully completed a Foundation Degree or a Diploma in Higher Education. It is designed to help you develop your theoretical knowledge and expertise and enable enhanced practice and career progression.
You can choose to study our BA (Hons) Professional Practice (Early Years) either full-time or part-time.
What are the course entry requirements?
Students will have 240 credits within a specialist subject area so will have knowledge and critical understanding of their area of study and the way in which those principles have been developed. Students will be able to articulate and apply those principles in an employment context as a competent practitioner. It is expected that students will normally be employed but must have access to at least 6 hours of work experience per week.
Applicants must have 120 credits at Level 5 in a field related to their award pathway and must be working in a relevant area of community health, education and social care.
Year 1 Modules
- Supporting the Emotional & Physical Health and Wellbeing of Children (optional)
- Learning and Teaching with Technology (optional)
- Reflective Portfolio (optional)
- The Investigative Framework (optional)
- Vulnerability and Protection across the Lifespan (optional)
- Leadership and Management in Practice (optional)
- Introduction to Safeguarding Studies (optional)
- Contemporary Issues and Inter-Professional Practice (optional)
- Law of Civil Liberties (optional)
- Research and Innovation in Practice
- Leadership and Management in Practice
- Critical Issues in Early Years Practice
How much does it cost
Full Time Home and EU, Academic Year 2020-2021: £8,000
Full Time International, Academic Year 2020-2021: £12,500
Most courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees.
You could benefit from financial support through a bursary or scholarship during your time as a student. For more details visit our financial support, bursaries and scholarships section.
How do I apply?
For application details please visit bucks.ac.uk/applying-to-bucks