Birmingham City University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Early Years

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Course summary

TEF Silver

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Available full-time or part-time at our partner South and City College Birmingham, this foundation degree is an excellent source of professional development if you are already working in a childcare setting, and is a highly respected starting point for your studies. Equivalent to two years of degree-level study, it offers direct entry to the final year of the BA (Hons) Early Childhood Course at Birmingham City University, providing a Commendation/Merit profile is attained. The course offers professional recognition and academic knowledge for trainee Early Years practitioners, leading to enhanced career prospects. This course supports the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), ensuring you can deliver provision that complies with EYFS learning and development requirements.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
X311
Institution code:
B25
Campus name:
South and City College Birmingham
Campus code:
X

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no subtest below 5.5

Applicants who have not received their secondary school education in English will require an overall IELTS score of 6, with no subtest below 5.5 If English is studied at GCSE Level but as a second language, IELTs must be completed to qualify for UK L2 requirement.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7000 Year 1
England £7000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7000 Year 1
Scotland £7000 Year 1
Wales £7000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Early Years at Birmingham City University - UCAS