Course Overview

This top-up year will enhance your understanding of the psychological and sociological factors that impact upon education and development.

Students completing this programme may be able to progress successfully on to a range of higher level study programmes, including Master’s qualifications in Psychology, Social Work and PGCE (Primary and Tertiary). You may also be able to progress to working within teaching roles, management roles, family liaison and welfare roles, as well as safeguarding roles within local authorities and within the police.

Course Details

Key Information

Course Code
Mode of Study
Full-time, part-time and modular study available
Full Honours Degree Top-up
Awarded by
University of Plymouth
1 years (full-time) 2 years (part-time)
Academic Year
September 2022 - June 2023 (full-time) September 2022 - June 2024 (part-time)

The full time fees for the academic year 2022-23 are:

BA and BSc (Hons) – £8400 (per year)

Foundation Degree (FdA and FdSc) – £8400 (per year)

Higher National Certificate (HNC)- £8400 (per year)

For tuition fees for part-time courses commencing in September 2022, please contact the team on [email protected]

(Please note, some fees may differ depending on programme)

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During my career I have gained a broad range of skills relating to early years education and childcare, and I can now pass that knowledge on to new learners. It’s fantastic to support learners in achieving their goals and helping them find employment in this rewarding industry.

Stefanie Crinks
Stefanie Crinks