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FULL- TIME COURSE
DURATION:
2 Years, One afternoon and evening a week
FEE: £6,165 per year
APPLICATION: Via UCAS
UCAS CODE: X315
COURSE CODE: BSEE1412XA

MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: 
evel 3 in Childcare or an equivalent Level 3 qualification (A-Level/BTEC/Cambridge Technical/NVQ3/Advanced Apprenticeship) and GCSE in English and Maths at grade 4 (C) or above. Minimum of two years’ experience in the sector. Applicants must be working in an Early Years/Childcare setting and normally have been employed within such a setting for at least two years, or have two years previous experience in a work placement. A clean DBS is also required.


ABOUT THE COURSE
This degree course is awarded by the University of Chichester. This course is designed for those looking to develop and take the next step and progress in their career as an Early Years Practitioner. With combined theoretical study and practical work, you will develop an understanding of child development and reflective practice, as well as explore topics such as working in partnership with families, understanding children’s behaviour, learning through play and safeguarding.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
YEAR ONE: // Developing Academic Skills // Child Development // Reflective Practice and Decision Making // Safeguarding Children // Working in Partnership with Families // Learning through Play

YEAR TWO: // Working with Babies // Understanding Children’s Behaviour // Health and Wellbeing of Young Children // Independent Project (Option) // International Perspectives of Childhood  (Option) // Inspiring Curriculum (Option)

ASSESSMENT
The learning outcomes of the modules are met through a mixture of taught sessions, student-led seminars, workshop activities, individual reading and reflective learning, as outlined in the module descriptors.

WHERE DOES IT LEAD?
This Foundation Degree is seen as an efficient and effective route for practitioners who wish to progress to the Early Year’s teacher status or qualified teacher status - providing you meet any additional requirements.

Students are required to hold a GCSE grade 4 (C) or above in English, Maths and Science before progressing to Early Years’ teacher status or qualified teacher status.
 

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