Top Up Programmes

Congratulations on being offered a place on one of our top-up programmes or direct entry into year 2 or 3 of one of our degree programmes. Select your course below to take a look at some suggested reading to prepare for your programme. You will also find some important details about enrolment and fees and finance below.

BA (Hons) Early Years Practice

Launchpad sessions:

Launchpad is a range of online sessions designed to help you get to grips with some key digital skills before your semester starts.

For the complete list of session dates, titles, and links, visit the webpage here.

Suggested reading:

The following key texts that will help you develop your theoretical understanding of Early Years practice. You are not expected to purchase either text, but you may choose to acquire one or two to begin studying over the summer.

  • LINDON, J., LINDON, L., and BECKLEY, P., 2016a. Leadership in Early Years: Linking Theory and Practice [online]. 2nd ed. London: Hodder Education.
  • ROBERTS-HOLMES, G., 2018. Doing your early years research project: a step-by-step guide. Fourth edition. Los Angeles: SAGE.

Programme start dates:

  • Ormskirk:    Thursday 24 September 2020 : 1pm – 6pm
  • Holy Cross: Thursday 24 September 2020 : 4pm – 9pm

Your sessions will be held on Thursday afternoons for the duration of your programme.

BA (Hons) Early Years Leadership

Launchpad sessions:

Launchpad is a range of online sessions designed to help you get to grips with some key digital skills before your semester starts.

For the complete list of session dates, titles, and links, visit the webpage here.

Suggested reading:

The following key texts that will help you develop your theoretical understanding of Early Years practice. You are not expected to purchase either text, but you may choose to acquire one or two to begin studying over the summer.

  • LINDON, J., LINDON, L., and BECKLEY, P., 2016a. Leadership in Early Years: Linking Theory and Practice [online]. 2nd ed. London: Hodder Education.
  • ROBERTS-HOLMES, G., 2018. Doing your early years research project: a step-by-step guide. Fourth edition. Los Angeles: SAGE.

Programme start dates:

 

  • Ormskirk:    Thursday 24 September 2020 : 1pm – 6pm
  • Holy Cross: Thursday 24 September 2020 : 4pm – 9pm

BSc (Hons) Integrated Children and Young People’s Practice

Pre-course reading:

You are advised to keep abreast of government changes in health and educational settings. It is also worth bearing in mind that, when on your programme, you will be discussing the social, emotional and physical impact of the pandemic on families and children.

Programme start date:

Teaching will begin week commencing 5 October 2020.

Course leader:

Your course leader will be Toni Bewley: bewleyt@edgehill.ac.uk

Preparing you for university

University can be one of the most exciting and amazing experiences, and can offer the chance to learn, meet new people, gain independence and find out more about who you are.

We want to make sure you get the most out of your university experience! Visit our ‘Preparing you for University’ page to gain an insight into what to expect when coming to university along with some good advice on how to navigate some of the potential challenges you may face.

Getting Started with UniSkills

UniSkills support is here to help you develop your academic skills and confidence for success at University and beyond. Whatever your subject, level of study or route into studying with us here at Edge Hill University, UniSkills has something to offer you.

Visit our ‘Getting Started with UniSkills’ page.

Enrolment

Enrolment is an online process that you must go through at the beginning of the year to become a member of the University, release your finance from the Student Loans Company (if applicable) and activate your IT/Library account and benefit from all its services.

Enrolment will open on Tuesday 3 September. More detailed information about this will be added to this page and also sent to you via email closer to the time.

Fees and Finance

A tuition fee is charged each academic year.

You can apply to Student Finance England/Wales/Northern Ireland/EU, or the Student Awards Agency for Scotland, for a repayable loan to help cover the cost of this fee. Full-time students may also apply for a maintenance loan to help support your living costs whilst you study.  Parents Learning Allowance, Adult Dependants Grant and Disabled Students Allowance are also offered, subject to eligibility criteria.

If you have not yet applied, you should do so immediately at www.gov.uk/student-finance. The process can take some time, so it is important that you do not delay.

IMPORTANT: Once you have submitted your application to Student Finance you should regularly check the ‘To Do List’ on your Student Finance online account.  Please ensure you provide all evidence requested by Student Finance in order for your application to be completed.  Payment will be withheld until this has been received, processed and final checks have been completed. Please ensure that all of your details are correct, including:

  • the university you will be studying at
  • the course you will be studying
  • the tuition fee for your course

If any of the above details are incorrect on your Student Finance paperwork please email TuitionFees@edgehill.ac.uk.

If your funding has not been fully approved by the time you enrol on your course then you must provide the University with proof of your application.  Please email a copy of the summary page of your Student Finance application or forward your Customer Reference Number for Student Finance to TuitionFees@edgehill.ac.uk.

Self-funding Students

Tuition fees must be either paid in full at the start of each academic year or paid by recurring card payment in three equal instalments

In order to be fully registered on your course you must have either paid your tuition fees in full or set up your recurring card payment.  Please note you will only be able to set up your recurring card payment 24 hours after you complete online enrolment. Once this time has elapsed please go to //payments.edgehill.ac.uk/paytuition.

For further information related to payments contact the Fees, Scholarships and Bursaries Team at TuitionFees@edgehill.ac.uk prior to enrolment.

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