Enjoy an Education Grant of S$2,1802 when you enrol

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in
Childhood and Early Years Studies (Top-up)

100% Assignment-Based Degree

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Childhood and Early Year Studies (Top-up) programme is a Direct Honours Degree with dual specialisations offered by Northumbria University. The Degree is 100% assignment-based with no examinations.

The Degree is designed to help you make a difference in the lives of children. You will draw upon your own experiences in engaging with contemporary issues such as children’s rights, education, disability, health, poverty and war through the analysis and examination on research, children’s literature, historical documents, film, TV and other mediums. You will also gain insights into, and knowledge and understanding of, a range of issues relating to childhood, children, young people and society.

A Range of Career Pathways

If you are interested in working with children, young people and families within education, health or social care settings, the flexibility of this programme may be just what you are looking for. It provides you with a unique opportunity to develop knowledge, insight and understanding in two complementary subject areas whilst exploring a range of career pathways.

Why You Should Enrol in the Programme

Complete in 18 months
Direct Honours Degree with Dual Specialisations –
Childhood & Early Years Studies
100% assignment-based Degree with no exams
Industry-relevant curriculum taught by experienced practitioners
Well-paced schedule, suitable for working professionals

Programme Duration & Intakes

  • Part-time: 18 months
  • May & November

Industry-Relevant Modules

  • Changing Childhoods
  • Childhood and Early Years Studies Project
  • Global Perspectives of Childhood and Youth
  • Leadership and Collaboration in Children’s Services
  • Perspectives on Children’s Literature
  • Play and the Early Years Curriculum
  • Professional Practice and Career Development
  • Researching Childhood and Early Years
  • Social and Emotional Wellbeing in Childhood
  • Young Children as Meaning Makers
  • Young People in Society

Tuition Fee

The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and main assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

S$21,396.70 (inclusive of 9% GST)

(Nett programme fee listed above = Tuition fee of S$23,576.70 minus 
Education Grant of S$2,1802)

Accreditation & Ranking

Career Opportunities

A Degree in Early Childhood Studies is an excellent foundation for a career working with young children in many sectors, including Teaching and Education, Health and Social Care, and Voluntary Work.

 

  • Family Service Counsellor
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Social Worker
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Special Education Teacher

Salary Guide

Source: sg.indeed.com/career (accurate as of 3 May 2024)

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in
Childhood and Early Years Studies (Top-up)

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