Early Years (Foundation Degree) at Peter Symonds' College - UCAS

Peter Symonds' College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Middlesex University

Early Years (Foundation Degree)

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Course summary

The Early Years Foundation Degree has been designed for those working or wishing to work with children from birth, within the early years foundation stage, to the end of the reception year in schools. It includes those working or wishing to work as nannies and childminders providing that the children being cared for are within the age range. The course is aimed at those who have a Level 3 qualification and / or sufficient employment experience who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding in the field of early childhood.


The course consists of three terms each year. In Year 1 you will study Developing & Enhancing Academic Skills allowing you to develop the skills necessary to be successful at degree level. Alongide this module you will focus on the Early Years Curriculum which provides an in depth look at all aspects of the Early Years Curriculum, including the Reception Year. In term 3 you will study Research Skills and Teaching and Professionalism. You will then undertake in Year 2 modules which include: Safeguarding , Inclusive Education, Social Pedagogy and Understanding and Managing Human Behaviour, Ethic and Methodology and Assessment in the Curriculum

Assessment method

Assessment includes essays, reports, individual and group presentations, case studies, research reports and several work based assignments. These strategies are also designed to enable the development of key transferable skills into the workplace. There are no examinations.

How to apply

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Peter Symonds College - Adult and Higher Education
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Please note that we are unable to accept international applications due to UKVI regulations.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements


Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5950* Year 1
Northern Ireland £5950* Year 1
Scotland £5950* Year 1
Wales £5950* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are charged per annum and are provisional.
Early Years (Foundation Degree) at Peter Symonds' College - UCAS