This degree is suitable for students with a foundation degree or HND in a relevant subject who would like to gain a full honours degree. Work based experience is an essential feature of this course, which requires one day per week to be spent in an Early Years setting. Suitable part time employment within a 0–8 years setting, on days of the week that a student is not required to be in college, may be accepted.
- The Reflective Practitioner - The importance of students developing knowledge and understanding of themselves through the use of reflective practice.Issues relating to personal and professional development will also be covered.
- Developing the Learning Experience – Historical, theoretical and international perspectives and influences on Early Years Pedagogy. It also examines creative expression, discovery in learning and children’s powers of innovation, thinking and problem solving through creative processes and teaching approaches.
- Early Intervention and Support – The impact of relationships on the child’s physical, social and emotional development and key government priorities and strategies concerning child health.
- Professional Issues – Examining issues relating to quality assurance, management, multi agency working and the professional development of the Early Years workforce.
The assessment methods used in this programme have been chosen to suit the subject material being taught. The range of assessment methods you will experience will give you the confidence and capability to complete an Honours degree and progress further in your career. Your Tutor will be on hand to provide support during the assessment process and discuss any queries you may have. The range of assessment methods used in this programme includes: • Assessed coursework /assignments • Case studies • Poster presentation • Formal examinations • Project report • Dissertation
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
Foundation Degree or equivalent, HE Level 5 in a relevant subject. Pass 50% average where classified. Relevant evidence of work experience and CPD and successful interview.
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