BA(Hons) Early Childhood Education
  • Validated: Validated by University of Roehampton

Those students who have achieved 240 credits (Foundation Degree in Early Years or a related subject) can apply to do the final year and complete a further 120 Level 6 credits in order to achieve a full honours degree.


This vocational programme is a coherent integration of Higher Education level work and work-based learning and requires you to be working in either a paid or voluntary position, for at least 16 hours per week. It will equip students with the current knowledge, skills and understanding to effectively engage with the government’s vision of services to support children and their parents.


The course is validated by the University of Roehampton.


Please contact Inogen MacKenzie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information regarding applying for the course and applying for a student loan.

Course Content

Modules studied include:

  • Dissertation
  • Perspectives of Early Childhood Curricula and Frameworks
  • Leadership and Management
  • Contemporary Issues in Child Health

Entry Requirements

To follow this course, you need to have a foundation degree in Early Childhood Education equivalent.


This third year will give you the extra 120 credits (at level 6) that you need for the BA (Hons) degree.


Please note that this course is defined as Full Time when applying via for student finance.


Dissertation, presentations,  essays, reports and resources.


1 year, one evening per week, 16:30 - 21:30


Apply for progression to Initial Teacher Training programmes or EYTS (Early Years Teacher Status).

Additional Information

College Code C24, Course Code X310

Cost - Please see the UCAS website for more details or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For information about course costs, please see the Carshalton College fees policy.


Please note; although UCAS has cut-off dates, we do not and we continue to recruit until the course starts in September.  Contact me direct if you have trouble with UCAS - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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