DN Colleges Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Hull

Early Childhood Studies

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Course summary

Are you interested in a career working with children? Do you want to learn more about how to support children’s learning and development? Our programme is suitable for those wanting to work in a number of sectors, including early years, primary school teaching and community work. The programme will help you develop a number of personal and professional skills as you will undertake placement hours to enhance your skill set and apply theory to practice. Once you have completed the course, you can go into several different career routes such as teaching, early years management and MA study.

Modules

On this course you will study a range of engaging modules, considering various aspects of early childhood practice and making connections to professional experience gained. Modules studied: Level 4

  • Research and Foundational Theories [40 credits]
  • Educational Continuum [20 credits]
  • Safeguarding [20 credits]
  • Children, Families and Society [20 credits]
  • Observation and Assessment [20 credits]
Level 5
  • Special Educational Needs and Disabilities [20 credits}
  • Research and Contemporary Theories [40 credits]
  • Effective Pedagogy option 1 (0-4 years) option 2 (5-8 years) [20 credits]
  • Employability [20 credits]
  • Multi Agency Working [20 credits]
Level 6
  • Current Issues and Contemporary Debates [20 credits]
  • Language, Learning and Literacy [20 credits]
  • Innovation and Change [20 credits]
  • Early Years Dissertation [40 credits]
  • The Reflective Practitioner [20 credits]
All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time The programme will require private study to access study materials and engage with wider reading and research. Occasional changes to modules and course content may take place. Students will be notified when applicable.


How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

32 UCAS Tariff points from a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A-level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas. Level 2 Requirements (GCSE level): Not a requirement but good practice: Grade 4/C in GCSE English and Mathematics. Additional requirements • A suitable DBS Enhanced Certificate is required. • There is a requirement of either paid or voluntary placement, for a minimum of 2 days per week. We are committed to creating educational opportunities for people from a variety of backgrounds and situations. If you have been out of formal education for some time, and/or you do not have the qualifications stated, we might still be able to consider your application and offer you a range of support. We are here to help. Please get in touch to find out more.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Enhanced DBS required


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Your Tuition fees cover most costs associated with your course (including registration, tuition, and assessment). There may be some extra costs that you might need to make, or choose to pay, for example: - Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may wish to buy your own copies) - Printing and photocopying - Trips and enhancement opportunities - You may be required to pay for a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Early Childhood Studies at DN Colleges Group - UCAS