Do you have a Level 6 Early Years qualification? Wondering about progressing on to your Level 7? There are some key reasons why now is a good time to go for it.
You can secure your place on the October 2021 Level 7 BA (Ord) degree in Early Childhood Studies at a discounted rate in April 2021. Our Early Bird discount of €500 is valid until April 30, 2021. There is an easy payment plan designed to make this degree affordable.
You can gain a Level 7 BA in Early Childhood Studies, in just 14-15 months whilst you are working, if you currently hold a QQI ECCE Level 6 award.
This is a Blended Learning course and is designed in such a way as to accommodate those who are working full time.
You can join the large network of early years practitioners on this learning journey.
The awarding body for the degree is London Metropolitan University, they will issue your award when the degree is complete.
This degree is fully recognised on the National Framework and is listed with DCYA for the Higher Capitation payments.
You will complete 180 credits with this course.
Progressing to a Level 8 (Hons) Degree requires just an additional 80 credits.
Professionalisation of the Early Years sector is happening fast. It is predicted that the structure of degrees is set to change and there will be more work involved down the line. Read more here.
Now is a good time to get your degree while we have an excellent online delivery method in place.
Our graduates have found the delivery of this programme flexible for study whilst working full-time, the time saved travelling to class two nights a week more than covers the study time needed to complete this programme.
This course has been designed with the learner in mind.
Each learner is assigned a tutor for one-to-one support through each module and with a full-time programme manager also available, there is a 94% completion rate of those enrolling.
The programme is essentially run online, with supporting online tutorials which run approximately 8-10 Saturdays or Sundays throughout the course of the degree.
These are delivered online, and they are also recorded so learners can access content at any time.
They are designed to offer guidance and support prior to assignment submissions and to ensure that learners are clear about the content they are accessing and how to make the most beneficial use and enhance their grades.
To further support learners, you are assigned individual tutors for each module, and each tutor will be available to provide support via email, telephone and or video call depending on the individual needs of the student.
These factors, together with the one-to-one tutorial support, offer you a Level 7 degree that is accessible, affordable and achievable.