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Do you want to enhance your career whilst continuing in employment? Are you working, volunteering or leading practice in a position within children’s services, such as working as a practitioner in youth and community environments? Then our Foundation Degree in childhood and youth could be perfect for you. This course will help you expand on the already valuable knowledge and experience you have gained so far in your career. We want to help you to enhance the support you provide for children and young people. This work-focused qualification is a combination of practice-based learning and campus-based sessions which run once a week, so that you are able to continue in employment throughout the course.
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
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
If you’ve recently completed or studied modules as part of a previous qualification, you may be eligible to apply for Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL). Once you have submitted an application for the programme, you will need to complete the relevant paperwork for APL as well. To obtain the necessary forms needed for the APL process, please contact our Quality Office via email at [email protected] or via telephone on 01522 563803.
There are no qualification requirements for this course.
You will normally have a minimum of 1 years’ experience (two years is desirable) in a voluntary or paid role in a relevant setting. Applicants are expected to have a current (or prospective) voluntary or paid role in a relevant setting for at least 12 hours a week and have written support from the setting.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Institutions Own Test (IOT)
Entry Test 2. Written Test at interview
Fees and funding
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