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University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College

Children's Care, Learning and Development

UCAS Code: L521

Foundation Degree - FD

Entry requirements


A level

D,D

Access to HE Diploma

M:24

A typical offer would be based on students achieving their Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits, 24 of which are to be at Merit.

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

MM

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

MMP

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About this course


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Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

Other options

2.0 years | Part-time day/evening | 2021

This Foundation Degree gives you the opportunity to study in the field of Childcare and Education.

The course aims to give you the opportunity to research a range of subjects which relate to the current childcare and education sector.

Modules have been designed to allow you to explore contemporary issues relevant to the sector, but also to embed your learning in the context of professional practice.

Modules

Over the two years you may study:

Level 4

Skills for Academic Development
Supportive Learning Environments
Supporting Holistic Development
Practitioner Skills for the Early Years Educator
Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable People
Supporting the Unique Child

Level 5:

Learning in the Early Years
Developing Professional Practice
Supporting Language Development
Leadership and Management
Research Informed Practice
Social Policy and Families

Assessment methods

A mixture of lectures, tutorials and seminars will be used. The lecture programme will impart the necessary principles and concepts.

The seminars will be a mixture of student and tutor led sessions considering practical examples of the principles and concepts.

The tutorials will take the form of individual support and feedback for students by tutors or other students. Tutor led sessions will be held to provide an opportunity for students to work on examples and case studies in the areas covered by the lectures.

Student-led tutorials will consist of action learning activities, discussion groups and report-back sessions which allow students to develop their research, communication and teamwork skills. All students have an on-going placement which will be a rich source of their learning.

Students will be encouraged to make links from theory to practice and plan for their future development.

Work based practice is an integral part of each module and forms a fundamental part of the teaching strategy.

Students will be encouraged to move from dependent to more independent and autonomous learning from level 4 to level 5 of their study.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£7,950
per year
England
£7,950
per year
EU
£7,950
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,950
per year
Scotland
£7,950
per year
Wales
£7,950
per year

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Course location:

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Department:

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