Good news for those interested in further study post Level 5!

Doncaster College offer a Level 6 BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies in Northern Ireland. The aim of the programme is to enable practitioners who have experience within the sector and have already completed relevant Level 5 study to top up their existing credits to a full degree.

The qualification is open to those who have achieved a relevant Level 5 qualification, with Level 5 in Playwork recognised as a relevant qualification.

 The programme has been designed to consolidate and extend your existing skills, knowledge and understanding of your professional practice by investigation, analysis and reflection on aspects of your work with children and families.

The programme is delivered face to face at locations in Belfast and Derry.

Fees are £3,500, with funding available through Student Finance NI for some applicants.

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For further information go to or contact Angela Syson, Programme Leader, Doncaster College and University Centre, E: