BSc (Hons) Early Childhood Studies Top-Up


The BSc in Early Childhood Studies Top-Up programme provides a comprehensive education on child development, education, and care. It equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work effectively with young children and their families in various educational and childcare settings. This programme establishes a strong foundation for early childhood education and advocacy careers. The BSc Early Childhood Studies Top-Up is designed for individuals with Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Early Learning and Childcare and Qualifi Level 5 Diploma in Early Learning and Childcare or equivalent qualifications. 

The BSc (Hons) Early Childhood Studies programme delivers a dynamic educational experience for students aspiring to engage in early childhood education and development. This undergraduate degree programme strongly emphasises comprehending the critical stages of early childhood, spanning from infancy to primary school age. It delves into the multitude of factors that influence a child's growth and learning. Throughout the programme, students are exposed to a wide array of topics, including child psychology, early education pedagogy, child health and well-being, and the socio-cultural influences on early childhood development. The curriculum is thoughtfully crafted to nurture a deep understanding of the unique needs and challenges faced by young children and their families, equipping graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to impact the field positively.

Anglia Ruskin University's BSc (Hons) Early Childhood Studies programme offers a supportive learning environment with experienced faculty and access to cutting-edge research. Graduates from this programme are well-prepared for a diverse range of career opportunities in early childhood education, social services, child advocacy, and more. It serves as a solid foundation for individuals passionate about nurturing and shaping the future of our youngest learners.

The BSc (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies Top Up, awarded and delivered 100% online by Anglia Ruskin University. At Anglia Ruskin University, you will study through Canvas, a world-class online Learning Management System (LMS), accessed from your phone, pc or tablet at home or on the move. Canvas provides instant access to study materials, forums, and support from tutors and classmates, as well as enabling easy submission of your assignments.

After successfully completing your studies, you'll be invited to attend a graduation ceremony on campus at Anglia Ruskin University. If attending the ceremony in person is not possible, we'll arrange to send your certificate to you. School of Business and Technology London partners with Chestnut Education Group to promote this programme.

Anglia Ruskin University began in 1858 as the Cambridge School of Art founded by William Beaumont. It was then merged with the Cambridge shire College of Arts and Technology and the Essex Institute of Higher Education and was renamed Anglia Polytechnic. It was then given university status in 1992 and renamed Anglia Ruskin University in 2005. The university has campuses in the UK (Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and Peterborough), as well as they are partnered with institutions around the world including Berlin, Budapest, Trinidad, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

  • Assignments and Project
  • No examinations
  • Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Early Learning and Childcare and Qualifi Level 5 Diploma in Early Learning and Childcare or equivalent qualifications. 
  • A Level or Equivalent 
  • Minimum 1 Year of experience in Early Learning and Childcare.
  • Further, candidates are also required to demonstrate their English language proficiency.

Learners must request before enrolment to interchange unit(s) other than the preselected units shown in the SBTL website because we need to make sure the availability of learning materials for the requested unit(s). SBTL will reject an application if the learning materials for the requested interchange unit(s) are unavailable.

Learners are not allowed to make any request to interchange unit(s) once enrolment is complete.


BSc (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies

Programme structure

  • Early Childhood Leadership and Management
  • Children's Rights
  • Interdisciplinary Perspectives
  • Leading Change in Early Childhood Contexts
  • Early Childhood Graduate Competencies
  • Undergraduate Major Project

Delivery Methods

The BSc (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies Top Up, awarded and delivered 100% online by Anglia Ruskin University. At Anglia Ruskin University, you will study through Canvas, a world-class online Learning Management System (LMS), accessed from your phone, pc or tablet at home or on the move. Canvas provides instant access to study materials, forums, and support from tutors and classmates, as well as enabling easy submission of your assignments.

After successfully completing your studies, you'll be invited to attend a graduation ceremony on campus at Anglia Ruskin University. If attending the ceremony in person is not possible, we'll arrange to send your certificate to you. School of Business and Technology London partners with Chestnut Education Group to promote this programme.

Resources and Support

School of Business & Technology London is dedicated to offering excellent support on every step of your learning journey. School of Business & Technology London occupies a centralised tutor support desk portal. Our support team liaises with both tutors and learners to provide guidance, assessment feedback, and any other study support adequately and promptly. Once a learner raises a support request through the support desk portal (Be it for guidance, assessment feedback or any additional assistance), one of the support team members assign the relevant to request to an allocated tutor. As soon as the support receives a response from the allocated tutor, it will be made available to the learner in the portal. The support desk system is in place to assist the learners adequately and streamline all the support processes efficiently.

Quality learning materials made by industry experts is a significant competitive edge of the School of Business & Technology London. Quality learning materials comprised of structured lecture notes, study guides, practical applications which includes real-world examples, and case studies that will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats, such as PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.

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