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BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies Online

Chevron Training

This two year Early Childhood Studies Online course is run by Chevron Training.

Our BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies is offered in collaboration with the University of East London. The degree is Early Childhood Studiesavailable to you if you have achieved a pass mark or higher in the QQI level 6 Early Care and Education course. The degree requires you to complete 6 modules of 30 credits each to achieve the BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies. The purpose of this honours degree is to provide you with the knowledge to evaluate childhood from a range of different critical perspectives and to explore the factors that influence the childhood experience. By examining issues such as health, early years’ legislation and global inequalities in childhood, you will appreciate the impact which these factors can have on a child’s development.

Chevron Training’s Online BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies degree is completed through our online interactive learning management system.

  • DCYA approved
  • Distance learning course – 100% online
  • You will be assigned a highly qualified full time in-house tutor, whom you can contact through phone or email
  • Additional support on our online forum
  • Assessments are project based
  • Course cost is €6950 – Easy pay monthly instalments of 24 x €312

College Name Chevron Training
Course Category Childcare, Education
Course Type Distance Learning
Course Qualification Honours Bachelor Degree
Course Location Wexford, Ireland
Course Start Date 1st September 2020
Course Fee 6950
Course Duration 2 Years
Title of Awarding BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies
Entry Requirements You must hold a QQI Level 6 Major award in Early Childhood Care and Education or FETAC Level 6 Advance Supervision. You are also required to have either primary or secondary education completed via English, alternatively a score of 6.0 is required in the IELTS academic exam (this is an English proficiency assessment).
Career Path Graduates of the Early Childhood Studies Degree undertake a variety of career paths in the education, health and social-care fields. There is a current need for well-trained graduates who can quickly move up to more senior roles in childcare centres and other early childhood care and education settings. Holders of this award will also be eligible to gain the higher capitation grant from the DCYA (€75 from September 2016) for their role in an early childhood centre. Some students go on to specialise in a particular area such as Special Educational Needs, while others go on to take up advisory posts in local authorities or government departments. Students may continue their professional studies to Masters level.
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