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USP College

Early Years

UCAS Code: X310

Foundation Degree in Education - FdEd

Entry requirements


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112

112 UCAS points in a relevant Level 3 BTEC qualification or A-Levels

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

With students from a diverse range of backgrounds, our two-year programme will encourage you to engage with fundamental questions surrounding Early Years care, learning and development and their relationship to children and adults working in the sector.

There are currently greater expectations of childcare and education than ever before, as understanding grows of how early interventions in children’s lives can make a tremendous difference to their future learning, development and well-being.

This Foundation Degree can form part of the journey towards graduate status while giving you the theoretical knowledge linked to practical experience to meet the high expectations of today’s Early Years practitioners.

You will attend lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops one day a week so that you can study successfully alongside your employment.

This course is offered in partnership with, and validated by, University of Hertfordshire.

Modules

Compulsory modules throughout the two years include The Reflective Practitioner, Child Development, Health and Wellbeing, Professional Responsibilities, Working with Others, Current Issues in Early Years, Curriculum Perspectives and An Introduction to Research.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a combination of essays, reports, reflective logs and presentations. There are no formal examinations.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£5,800
per year
England
£5,800
per year
EU
£5,800
per year
Northern Ireland
£5,800
per year
Scotland
£5,800
per year
Wales
£5,800
per year

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