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Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education and Care

Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin)

Calling all QQI Level 5 and level 6 working early childhood educators! Do you want to build your qualifications up to level 7? The *NEW work-based BA Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 7) at TU Dublin offers current early childhood educators a blended work-based (part-time) programme to build their qualifications through flexible, interactive, on-line and in-person delivery. Our programme run from our Blanchardstown campus, builds strong links between work-based practice and theoretical knowledge through a range of delivery modes convenient to those working in the profession. Students will have the opportunity to link their learning to practice throughout the programme, with significant emphasis on the value of practice led learning and the theoretical underpinnings for practice.

The programme is approved by the Qualifications Advisory Board (QAB) as a professional award in Early Learning and Care and eligible for Nurturing Skills Learner fund approval.

Course Code TU790P
College Name Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin)
Course Category Childcare, Education, Humanities & Social Sciences
Course Qualification Honours Bachelor Degree
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
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Course Start Date
Course Duration 3
Course Times Year 1 Mondays (6-10pm online) and two Saturdays per month (on campus 9-4pm). Year 2 & Year 3 Tuesdays (6-10pm online) and 5 Saturdays (on campus 9-4pm) each semester.
Awarding Body TU Dublin
Entry Requirements Minimum QQI level 5 Major award in Early Childhood, two years experience in an early childhood setting. Advanced entry to year 2 may be considered for applicants holding a QQI level 6 Major.
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TU Dublin Park House Grangegorman 191 North Circular Road D07 EWV4 Ireland, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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