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Cornwall College

Children, Schools and Families

UCAS Code: L592

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


A level

D,D

At least 32 points must be at A2 level when considered alongside AS levels.

Pass Access to HE with at least 45 credits at level 3, Merits and Distinctions may be required for particular subjects.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

24

A minimum of 48 tariff points in total from appropriate subjects.

PPP grades in an appropriate subject.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

PPP

In an appropriate subject.

A minimum of 48 tariff points in total from appropriate subjects.

UCAS Tariff

48

From acceptable level 3 qualifications. Plus GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above in English Language, Science and Mathematics: alternatives at Level 2 may be considered.

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About this course


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Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

Other options

3.0 years | Part-time | 2020

This programme has been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of students intending to work or working in the Children and Young People’s Workforce.

The programme focuses on the effectiveness and importance of preparation for working as part of a multi-agency, multi-disciplinary team. At the same time it provides a range of opportunities for specialisation related to distinct roles within this workforce.

This foundation degree is essentially the first two years of an honours degree; the third year can be completed as a top-up via a variety of progression routes.

Work-based learning, in its various forms, is one of the major defining characteristics of a foundation degree and you will have the opportunity to reflect upon these learning opportunities in every aspect of this programme.

Possible Progression (subject to availability)

- BA (Hons) Children, Schools & Families final year at St Austell

- BA (Hons) Education & Curriculum Studies final year at St Austell

- BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies final year at Plymouth University

- BA (Hons) Education Studies final year at Plymouth University

Possible Careers

– Teacher (Primary)

– Early Years Practitioner or Manager

– Further Education Lecturer

– Child Psychologist

– Social Care Worker

– Early Intervention Worker

– Family Support Worker

– Speech and Language Therapist

– Special Educational Needs Teacher

Modules

Year 1: Core: - Reflective Practice (20 credits) - Interpersonal & Communication Skills (20 credits) - Safeguarding Children & Young People (20 credits) - Developmental Perspectives (20 credits) - Personal & Employability Skills Development (20 credits). Choose one optional module (subject to availability) see College website. Year 2: Core: - Supporting Transitions (20 credits) - Multi-agency Collaboration (20 credits) - Inclusive Practice (20 credits) - Applied Research Practice Project (20 credits) - Plus two Optional Modules (subject to availability) - see College website.

Tuition fees

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

Channel Islands
£9,950
per year
England
£8,600
per year
EU
£8,600
per year
International
£9,950
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,600
per year
Scotland
£8,600
per year
Wales
£8,600
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Cornwall College Camborne

Department:

Health, Teaching and Social Sciences

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