Childhood Studies SEN Foundation Degree at Canterbury Christ Church University - UCAS

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Course summary

The Childhood Studies (with SEN) Foundation Degree gives you the opportunity to integrate study and setting-based practices, to help enhance your knowledge, and further your academic and professional learning. Flexible in its format and led by specialist academics and experienced childhood practitioners, this course enables you to work and study at the same time. If you are working on a paid or voluntary basis with children and young people in a setting such as a school, nursery, youth group or library service, or working in childcare of foster case. this course is a great option. During the foundation degree, you'll reflect on a range of issues that affect the development of children and young people. You’ll explore the relationship between child development and practices in the workplace by carrying out practical research tasks. You’ll also investigate issues related to disability, autism, speech, language and social communication needs, and sensory differences and physical conditions. Through inquiry, debate, reflection, and a purposeful integration of literature and current evidence related to child development and special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), you’ll make meaningful connections to develop your practice and impact. You’ll explore the childhood issues related to SEND in greater depth throughout the course, and examine child development from a range of perspectives, including psychology, sociology, policy and the history of education. The practical nature of this course means you'll be able to apply newly acquired knowledge directly to your work, as an evidence-informed professional. Location This course is offered at our Canterbury and Medway campuses, North Kent College Tonbridge, and London and South East Colleges, Orpington. Study options and location Daytime and twilight study options are available, please see the list below for locations. Daytime: • South Thames College Group, Kingston • London and South East Colleges, Orpington Twilight: • Canterbury Campus • Medway Campus

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

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Additional fee information

This fee is for the foundation year only. The University reserves the right to increase all full-time and part-time undergraduate tuition fees mid-course in line with any further inflationary increase in the Government tuition fee cap which is approved by Parliament beyond the Teaching Excellence Framework 2 (TEF2). The University will publish information about the level of inflationary increase anticipated (in percentage terms) change on its website.
Childhood Studies SEN Foundation Degree at Canterbury Christ Church University - UCAS