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Learn to become an early-years or pre-school carer through in-work and expert-led learning. If you're a child-minder, a pre-school learning leader or an early-years practitioner, you'll benefit from the professional development opportunities that go hand-in-hand with this foundation degree. The course is designed to meet the exact but changing needs of employers.
- 98% of our educational studies students are in work or further study six months after graduating (UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey for the academic year 2016/17, published by HESA 2018)
- Develop the skills, expertise and knowledge to apply for Initial Teacher Training or a range of other professional education routes
- Your workplace provides the setting for much of your learning, whether your role's paid or voluntary
- This course has been endorsed by and received a badge of excellence through SEFDEY (Sector Endorsed Foundation Degree in Early Years)
Year 1 Compulsory modules Academic Study Skills Early Child Development: Theory into Practice Professional Reflective Practice: Listening to Young Children Safeguarding and Promoting the Wellbeing of Young Children Social Inclusion in Early Childhood Education and Care Professional Reflective Practice: Learning Journeys Year 2 Compulsory modules Approaches to Research in Early Childhood Studies Children's Play and Creativity Professional Reflective Practice: Transitions Action Research Project Inclusive Strategies for Early Years Professional Reflective Practice: Critical Reflection and Alternative Pedagogies All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.
You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree. Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests. Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work. Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.
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|Campus name||The University of Hull|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
There are no qualification requirements for this course.
Two years (minimum) childcare experience
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit www.hull.ac.uk|
|Institution's Own Test||60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)|
Please click below for a list of the English language qualifications we accept.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7195||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£7195||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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