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Reasons to choose Kingston – You’ll be able to learn as you earn, combining workplace learning with part-time study at Kingston University. – Once you complete this foundation degree, you can take a further year’s study and top-up your qualification to a BA (Hons) degree. – 90 per cent of students from this course are in employment or further study six months after graduating (DHLE 2016/17). About this course Do you work in an early years setting, school or alternative provision for children and young people who have special educational needs and disabilities? Do you wish to gain a qualification to enhance your practice? If so, this two-year sector-endorsed foundation degree is ideal. You’ll study theories of child development, legislative frameworks governing practice, multi-professional perspectives, and working with families and carers.
Foundation Year 1 Core: Personal and Professional Development through Reflective Practice, Child Protection and Ethical Practices of Working with Children, Learning, Teaching and Development in the field of Special and Inclusive Education, Inclusive Practice. Foundation Year 2 Core: Effective Communication Skills, Special Project, International Systems to Support Learning, Leadership in the field of Special and Inclusive Education.
Teaching includes lectures, work-based learning activities, tutorials, online learning, workshops and seminars. In addition you will be supported by a work-based professional advocate. Progress is measured through assignments, demonstration of professional competence in work-based situations, and practical demonstrations that apply the knowledge you have gained. There are no written exams.
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||• A relevant level 3 qualification in early years (or equivalent) • Employment in an appropriate setting (paid or voluntary) for at least 16 hours per week for the duration of the course • Normally two years' experience in an appropriate setting The selection process involves interview at the university, selection exercises and a current DBS check.|
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Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
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