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Working With Children in Early Years & Education BA Hons

What is it?

Working with Children in Early Years & Education is a one year top up degree course that will enable you to gain a full BA honours degree.

Who is it For?

This Top-up degree is designed for those working or aspiring to work with children or young people in a range of contexts, educational or social.

What are the Entry Requirements?

You must have achieved a Level 5 within the last five years and you must undertake at least one day a week of work placement within a course related setting.

Modules will include:

Equality & Diversity, Contemporary Issues, Learning in the Outside Environment, Leadership and Management and a dissertation.

How Much Does it Cost?

The total cost is £6,165 and tuition fee loans are available for this course, plus other maintenance loans depending on individual eligibility.

Further information and guidance is available from the Student Loan website ( or from Faye Mawdesley Careers Manager by e-mailing

For more information about the Working with Children in Early Years & Education course, please contact Assistant Principal HE, Kathy Salisbury:

T: 01772 460181 (ext: 2282)

When Will it Take Place?

The course will take place every Thursday, term time only for 33 weeks, from 1pm – 6.30pm. Level 6 students will also meet with their disseration supervisors for tutorials on Thursday mornings or at an alternative day/time to fit in with student’s other commitment.

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This programme was developed and is delivered
and assessed by Cardinal Newman College, awarded by and
quality assured by Middlesex University.


TELEPHONE: 01772 460181

Cardinal Newman College,
Lark Hill Road, Preston, Lancashire. PR1 4HD