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London Metropolitan University

Early Childhood Studies Extended Degree (including Foundation Year)

UCAS Code: X1X0

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

D,D

Typical offer DD (48 UCAS points from one or more A levels)

Access to HE Diploma

D:6,M:24,P:15

Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject is acceptable for entry. QAA accredited course required.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

24

A minimum of 15 points at the higher level and a minimum of 4 points in English at standard level.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

PPP

Scottish Higher

C,C

Typical offer CC (42 UCAS points) from Highers.

UCAS Tariff

48
64%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

4years

Full-time | 2018

**Why study this course?**You'll learn about the influence of society on childhood, and develop critical thinking and essay skills during this four-year alternative route into higher education. The foundation year is ideal if you don't have traditional qualifications or meet the entry requirements for the degree level Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons). The course is an excellent way to get a real taste of a range of social and human science subjects while gaining the maths and English GCSEs you need to progress to the degree.**More about this course**In Year 0, by engaging your interest in a range of social and human science issues, we'll create an exciting and stimulating environment to focus on improving your academic and study skills.Boosting your confidence and unlocking your potential, the extended degree provides an excellent foundation for developing more specific expertise in Year 1 of the Early Childhood Studies BA while gaining maths and English GCSEs if you don't already have them.The foundation year qualifies you for entry to Year 1 (Level 4) of the three-year degree and gives you a taste of contemporary issues at the forefront of the study of early childhood. You'll benefit from the most up-to-date developments in work with young children and their families across all sectors.This course is ideal for those looking to begin or progress a career in the early childhood professions and has links to national organisations.**What our students say**This course has broadened my knowledge and boosted my confidence. I have received excellent support from my tutors. I have been a student representative for two years and this has enabled me to share students voices with senior lecturers.Those with children and other commitments are taken into consideration. The University and its staff have helped me a lot throughout my course. Lectures are interesting and helpful. All the staff have provided full support and encouraged me to do well.

Modules

Year 1 modules include:

Critical Thinking (core, 15 credits)
Culture, Family and Power (core, 15 credits)
Key Concepts in Early Childhood (core, 15 credits)
Media, Crime and 'Race' (core, 15 credits)
Reflecting on Self and Society (core, 15 credits)
Researching Discrimination (core, 15 credits)
Researching Inequality (core, 15 credits)
Social Issues in Context: Text to Essay (core, 15 credits)

Assessment methods

There are a variety of assessment types across the modules with 87.5% of the assessment being coursework and 12.5% exams. Coursework types will include portfolios of reflective writing digital portfolios, essays, reports, presentations, discussion and seminar skills.

Tuition fees

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

England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Holloway

Department:

Health, Social Care and Early Childhood

TEF rating:

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