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Graduate with a BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies

We offer a Foundation Degree in Early Years which can be converted into a BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies with our one-year top up course.

In partnership with Oxford Brookes University

This course is provided in partnership with Oxford Brookes University and you will receive a qualification awarded by the University.

Our partnership means that you can now study flexibly at a location convenient to you with a course that fits in with your lifestyle.

Taking your Oxford Brookes University degree at Abingdon & Witney College means you will benefit from a strong academic partnership that brings together the best of both institutions. In addition to the facilities and support offered here at the College, you also have full access to Oxford Brookes University’s resources.

Designed for experienced childminders and early years practitioners

The Early Years and Early Childhood Studies degrees have been designed for experienced childminders and early year practitioners who work in a variety of early year settings; with families or playgroups and in schools, nurseries, and children’s centres.

The courses will help you to develop your knowledge and practice, enhancing your career prospects or helping you gain access to further training alongside your current work.

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, and workshops and supported through independent study sessions.

To learn more about each course, please visit the course pages linked below.

Undergraduate Early Years & Early Childhood Studies FDA and BA (Hons) courses

Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) - Top Up

Undergraduate CHAQ307P

The BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies (Graduate Practitioner) Top Up is designed as a follow on from a Foundation Degree, bringing together several academic disciplines. The course is structured to provide an inter-agency focus, based on the outcomes...

11th Sept 2024 - 1st Jul 2025

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Early Years & Early Childhood Studies FDA and BA (Hons)

Abingdon Campus

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Early Years Foundation Degree

Undergraduate CHAB305P

A widely recognised qualification, the two-year Foundation Degree in Early Years is designed for experienced childminder and early years practitioners who are working in a variety of early years settings, with families or playgroups and in schools, n...

10th Sept 2024 - 29th Jun 2026

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Early Years & Early Childhood Studies FDA and BA (Hons)

Abingdon Campus

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