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Are you ready to expand upon your Foundation Degree or diploma relating to Early Childhood? Do you want to progress your qualification into a full honours degree? Do you want to do it all without leaving work? Our BA (Hons) Professional Studies in Early Childhood progression route is designed to be studied for alongside your career working with young children. This flexible qualification means you’ll remain in employment or volunteering whilst undertaking the course, having already completed a suitable Foundation Degree or Higher Education Diploma in Early Childhood. The programme is the natural progression for those who have previously studied our Foundation Degree in Professional Studies (Early Childhood). The course provides you with a unique learning opportunity, studying alongside others working or volunteering in a variety of services such as education, and health and social care for children aged between 0 and 8 years. The course aims to provide you with an insight into effective management and leadership within the children’s workforce. You will have the opportunity to develop your understanding of the complex factors that contribute to children’s learning and development. Building on your previous knowledge and understanding gained from your foundation degree, this course aims to stretch and deepen your understanding of how to support children by exploring alternative and international perspectives to child development. Find out more: https://www.bishopg.ac.uk/course/profstudec/
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
You will normally have 240 HE credits from a Foundation degree or an HE Diploma in a relevant field of study such as Education. However, if you have alternative qualifications please contact our Enquiries team for advice on +44 (0) 1522 583658 or email [email protected] Applicants are expected to have a current (or prospective) voluntary or paid role in a school or college for at least 12 hours a week and have three years of experience in a voluntary or paid role working with children or young people.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Institutions Own Test (IOT)
Entry Test 2. Written Test at interview
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
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