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Early Childhood Studies

SGS (South Gloucestershire and Stroud College)

UCAS Code: X310 | Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


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48

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

**IF YOU ASPIRE TO A CAREER FOCUSING AROUND YOUNG CHILDREN, YOU CAN STUDY THIS DEGREE WHILST WORKING IN THE SECTOR!**

For the consecutive year, SGS has been voted **number 1 for overall degree satisfaction in Bristol!** (National Student Survey 2020 and 2021)

The Early Childhood Studies Foundation Degree is an innovative and contemporary programme that supports Early Years practitioners, who wish to progress within the sector or onto teacher training programmes. This Foundation Degree offers a blend of academic and vocational study that will provide you with the skills to become an effective practitioner working with young children.

Students will be expected to be working in an appropriate Early Childhood setting, whilst studying for this degree. The programme is **taught on one afternoon and evening** to allow flexibility with work commitments. This degree is classed as full-time which allows you to access Student Finance loans.

This programme will be delivered at our University Centre WISE (UCWISE) at our WISE Campus, where the majority of our degrees will be taught. On successful completion of this Foundation degree, students will then be able to progress onto our 1 year level 6, Education and Learning programme to complete a full BA(Hons) degree.

**If you would like further information, please do not hesitate to email us at:- [email protected]**

Modules

Level 4
. Creativity and Confidence: Speech and Language
. Sociology of Childhood
. Reflective Practice: Study Skills and Interpersonal/Professional
. Diversity and Children's Safety
. The Developing Child
. Theory into Practice
Level 5
. Creativity and Confidence: Maths and knowledge of the World
. Contemporary issues in Childcare and Education
. Reflective Practice: Leadership
. Children's Well-being and Behaviour
. Longitudinal Study and Research Skills
. Contrasting Curriculums

Tuition fees

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England
£7,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,500
per year
Scotland
£7,500
per year
Wales
£7,500
per year

The Uni


Course locations:

Filton Campus

University Centre WISE

Department:

Education, Care and Social Studies

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