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City College Plymouth

Childhood Studies

UCAS Code: A123

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

four GCSEs at grades 4 (C) or above, to include English and maths

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

This Foundation Degree provides an opportunity for individuals who are interested in working with children and young people, from birth to teenage years. The course will explore a range of diverse topics from adversity and inclusion, and health and well-being to theories and enabling learning environments. You will develop your theoretical knowledge which will then be put into practice with mandatory attendance of paid employment or voluntary placement. Your placement needs to be supportive and encouraging and provide you with opportunities to undertake review and evaluative activities of practice, policies and procedures.

Modules

The course includes the following subjects:
personal and professional development
international contexts of childhood and families
discrimination and inclusion
learning environments
theoretical perspectives of development and learning
safeguarding
working in partnership
health and wellbeing
government strategies and policies
reflective practice/leadership and management.

Assessment methods

Assessment will be through essays, case studies, reports and research, which are directly linked to your professional practice and ongoing reflection.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£7,450
per year
England
£7,450
per year
EU
£7,450
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,450
per year
Scotland
£7,450
per year
Wales
£7,450
per year

The Uni


Course location:

City College Plymouth

Department:

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