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Gower College Swansea

Early Childhood

UCAS Code: 5G12

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


A level

D,D

Pass

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

MP

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

PPP

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48

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Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

This course is subject to revalidation

Franchised from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Carmarthen Campus. The Foundation Degree in Early Childhood provides you with an opportunity to achieve a degree which combines work-based activities and academic study. It is designed to be completed in two years. It includes a large proportion of work-based, on the job learning, focussed on your experience and work role.

Modules

Course Delivery This course is delivered over two academic years. In Year 1, you will attend college on a Tuesday (4pm-9pm) and a Thursday (3pm-9pm.) You will be required to undertake work-based learning in year one and two. For this you will need to be employed in an appropriate sector, for example- Foundation Phase 3-7 in schools or day care, day nurseries, seasonal care, Flying start groups.
Level 4 modules (year one): • Academic study skills for students •Human development: the early years •The principles of working with young children and families •Introduction early literacy: young readers, young writers •The young child’s health and well-being in the early years •Work placed practice 1: Effective working with young children
Level 5 modules (year two):
•Research skills for learning •Come rain or shine :Learning outdoors for young children •early numeracy 'sums and stuff': through play •Iaith Chwarae: how to use Welsh in early childhood and promote bilingualism •leadership skills for effective practice through collaborative working •work placed practice 2: effective working with young children.

Assessment methods

Assessment is continuous and is largely work based.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Tycoch campus

Department:

Health and Care

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