Children, Learning and Development - Early Childhood (Top Up) at DN Colleges Group - UCAS

DN Colleges Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Hull

Children, Learning and Development - Early Childhood (Top Up)

Course summary

Voluntary placements need to be undertaken in a school or early years setting rated as good or outstanding by Ofsted. Practice-based learning is combined with campus-based sessions at the UCNL; full-time attendance on the course is normally 7 hours, one day a week, over one year. Students studying part-time will attend one evening a week for two years. It is a work-based course which will see you combine practice-based learning with campus-based sessions, allowing you to continue in work whilst studying. Programme Aims 1. To prepare students in aspects of management and leadership in education to take wider responsibilities within their chosen field of practice 2. To provide opportunities for study and critical evaluation of contemporary educational research 3. To develop critically reflective and ethically aware educators of babies, children and young people 4. To broaden students’ perspectives by developing awareness of international curricula and cultures in education or early childhood studies During this programme, students will study 4 modules and will complete a dissertation. Core and pathway specific modules relevant to the chosen sector will be studied, which develop practice whilst challenging students’ understanding and knowledge of children and young people. This degree is validated by the University of Hull.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

240 credits from an appropriate academic level 5 qualification 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 accept a diverse range of qualifications, this includes considering prior learning as credit towards your York degree. This means you can apply to be exempt from taking certain modules on your degree, if you have previous relevant qualifications or experience. Recognition of prior learning We can assess whether you can demonstrate sufficient knowledge, understanding and skills in order to be exempt from studying some required modules. This can be used in two ways: Prior certificated learning (formal qualifications) at a level equivalent to higher education credit Experiential learning where your work experience and non-certificated learning can be recognised.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7940 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7940 Year 1
Scotland £7940 Year 1
Wales £7940 Year 1

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 want to buy your own copies) • Printing and photocopying • Trips and enhancement opportunities
Children, Learning and Development - Early Childhood (Top Up) at DN Colleges Group - UCAS