Advanced Practice in Early Years Education

City of Sunderland College

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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This course will give you the knowledge and skills specifically for working in the field of Early Years education and care. You will learn about child development and how children learn. You will learn about how to keep children safe and how to demonstrate inclusive practice. You will find out how to carry out research in the field of Early Years.

Course details


The course is both theoretical and practical and is assessed both at college and in a relevant early year's setting or workplace environment. You will be assessed using a variety of methods; for example presentations, professional discussions, research tasks and observations in the workplace.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeAP34
Institution code C69
Campus nameWashington Campus
Campus code5

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 32 points

To apply for the course you will need to have a minimum of 32 UCAS points gained from a Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject such as Early Years Education and Care, Childcare or a Diploma for the Children's Workforce. You will need GCSE English and maths grades 5 or above (A*-C). Mature candiates will be considered without formal qualifications, dependent upon their former experience.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5999 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5999 Year 1
Scotland £5999 Year 1
Wales £5999 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Advanced Practice in Early Years Education at City of Sunderland College - UCAS