Early Childhood Education & Care - Tyne Metropolitan College at Tyne Coast College - UCAS

Tyne Coast College

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Early Childhood Education & Care - Tyne Metropolitan College

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Course summary

This course provides extensive knowledge of professional development, the Early Years curriculum along with communication, values & leadership for advanced Early Years Practitioners. You will gain an understanding of the stages and sequences of brain development, physical development and social skills. Most significantly, you will gain professional status enabling you to work with children or progress to university to complete an Early Years Degree, Teaching Degree or a Degree in Childhood studies. This course will equip you with the early education and care practice skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary for the early education and care environment. It will provide you with the education and training for entry to, or progression in, a range of careers in early education and care, including: senior early years practitioner, supervision and management roles in children’s nursery and other childcare settings; teaching assistant roles in early education or preschool settings; care and education support for children with special education and development needs. All students will spend a minimum of 2 days a week in a placement, as either paid or voluntary staff. Students are required to secure the placement themselves. Progression Opportunities: After the HNC – you could ask to transfer to the second year of a degree. Again, contact the University’s admission team direct.


Personal and professional development through reflective practice Protecting children in early childhood education and care environments Play and learning in early childhood Supporting and promoting children’s development (babies and toddlers) Supporting and promoting children’s development (young children) Promoting healthy living Preparing for research (Pearsons set project) Promoting inclusive early childhood education and care environments

Assessment method

Teaching will be a combination of individual, paired and group work. Assessment methods will vary for each unit but will be a range of: Written assessment, Presentations, Practical assessments, and Action research.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Relevant Level 3 qualification, e.g. BTEC, A Level, Access to HE Diploma etc. Clear DBS check Mature students may have commensurate work/business/ industry related experience that may be considered.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6165 Year 1
Scotland £6165 Year 1
Wales £6165 Year 1

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Early Childhood Education & Care - Tyne Metropolitan College at Tyne Coast College - UCAS