New College Durham

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: New College, Durham

Childhood Studies and Professional Practice

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Course summary

TEF Silver

New College Durham has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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This programme will develop your existing skills in the early years and education sector (0-11 years). If you work as a child minder, pre-school leader, early years practitioner or another similar role in the early years sector, you can make the most of the professional development opportunities that this programme offers.

Course details


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.

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 32 points

•4 GCSE passes at Grade C or above, including Maths and English and/or appropriate functional skills at level 2. • Appropriate level 3 qualification commensurate to the sector; for example aLevel 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Care • BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Children's Play Learning and Development • Appropriate A Levels (sector relevant) Students with non-standard entry applications will be considered on the basis of relevant work experience and attainment of skills.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000* Year 1
England £9000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000* Year 1
Scotland £9000* Year 1
Wales £9000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Childhood Studies and Professional Practice at New College Durham - UCAS