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Middlesbrough College

Early Childhood Practice

UCAS Code: A161

Foundation Degree - FD

Entry requirements


A level

E,E,E

Successful completion of the Level 3 Access to HE Diploma.

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

PPP

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48

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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 | 2021

Childhood studies is an exciting field drawing on knowledge from psychology, sociology and psychoanalysis. Early childhood experiences contribute to formative development and affects children for the rest of their lives. The modern world presents a wide range of new and challenging experiences for children, including constant access to media, wider cultural diversity, cyber-bullying and larger school numbers.

This course prepares students to enter a career working with infants and children, whether in education, health care or children’s services, and make a positive contribution to these formative years

Successful students may choose to progress to the BA (Hons) (Top-up) Early Childhood Professional Studies, a one-year top up programme also delivered at the College, to gain a full Honours Degree award.

Modules

Year 1
Supporting Children’s Development
Learning Within Early Childhood
Policy and Practice in the Early Years
Continuous Professional Development Portfolio (WBL)
Year 2
International Perspectives in Early Years Education
Research Practice in the Early Years
Working Together to Protect Children
Continuous Professional Development Portfolio (WBL)

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through coursework which includes essays, reports, case studies, research reports and portfolio work.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£6,900
per year
England
£6,900
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,900
per year
Scotland
£6,900
per year
Wales
£6,900
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Middlesbrough College

Department:

Faculty of Health, Care and Basic Education

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