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West Thames College

Early Years Care and Education - Foundation Degree

UCAS Code: CC01

Foundation Degree - FD

Entry requirements


A level

E

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

PPP

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16

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2019

If you are currently working in an early years setting and want to gain a qualification that will help your professional progression, the Foundation Degree in Early Years Care and Education enables you to 'learn as you earn' by combining workplace learning with part-time study.

You will attend taught sessions and complete directed tasks as specified in the programme. Teaching and learning will consist of workshops, lectures, seminars, discussion groups, self-assessment and independent study. This will be both college and work-based. You will also have tutorials with a personal tutor, who will meet with you in your group and also for individual sessions.

Applications for this course are taken via Kingston University. You can find the course and apply here: https://digital.ucas.com/courses/details?CoursePrimaryId=cff74a36-6777-35e8-aaab-4e3a7f8ca1d5&CourseOptionId=b7dd803f-c936-4218-999c-ee87fc622dd4

Modules

You will study:

Year 1 modules (four 8-week modules at Level 4):
Personal and professional development through reflective practice
Child protection and ethical practices of working with children
Child development, observation and assessment
Inclusive education and interprofessional perspectives.

Year 2 modules (four 8-week modules at Level 5):
Historical and international perspectives of early years education
Early years pedagogy and practice
Special project.

Assessment methods

Your progress will be assessed by means of:

Assignments, presentations and timed case studies
Demonstration of professional competence in work based situations
Practical demonstrations that apply knowledge you have gained.

Tuition fees

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

England
£5,300
per year
EU
£5,300
per year
International
£14,200
per year
Northern Ireland
£5,300
per year
Scotland
£5,300
per year
Wales
£5,300
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Isleworth

Department:

Care and Pre-Vocational Education

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