Glyndwr University

BA (Hons) Childhood, Welfare & Education (Top-up)

Why choose this course?

The BA (Hons) Childhood, Welfare and Education (level 6 top-up) is an exciting opportunity to take your understanding and practice of Childhood Studies and Education to the next level.

The programme:

  • Is offered to you as a fully supported e-learning programme
  • Encourages independent study
  • Deepens academic knowledge and understanding
  • Can be studied over one or two years depending on your own work and family commitments.

Entry Requirements

  • A completed FdA in a subject closely aligned to Childhood Studies or Early Years Education gained from Wrexham Glyndŵr University.
  • An equivalent FdA in a subject closely aligned to Childhood Studies or Early Years Education gained from a UK University.
  • A total of 240 HE credits (level 4/5) in a subject closely aligned to Childhood Studies or Early Years Education gained from either Wrexham Glyndŵr University or another UK University.


6.0 (with no individual skill score below 5.5)

Career Prospects

  • Our Careers & Employability service is there to help you make decisions and plan the next steps towards a bright future. From finding work or further study to working out your interests, skills and aspirations, they can provide you with the expert information, advice and guidance you need.
  • This is a highly topical area of study as current policy and legislation is leading to demand for experts within the children’s workforce. The aim of this degree is to develop you further as a professional in your own chosen field. Many of our students undertaking the degree have moved up the career ladder both through promotion and further study into teaching, advisory and senior roles.

Course Details

Key course features

  • Study in the comfort of your own home, with the flexibility to fit study around your work and life commitments.
  • Join an engaging course which values communication and support. We use chat forums, e-mail, Skype, telephone and Moodle messages to keep in contact with students and our tutors are hands-on and readily accessible.
  • We offer Saturday study days for students to get together and work with tutors face to face (optional).
  • We have an experienced, friendly and supportive team who fully understand the challenges of balancing study with family and work commitments.

Year 1

Special Educational Needs and Disability
The Global Child
Social Justice, Equality and Diversity
Key Debates in Childhood Today
Research project

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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