Peter Symonds' College

Early Years (Foundation Degree) Peter Symonds' College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Middlesex University


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Course summary

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The Early Years Foundation Degree has been designed for those working or wishing to work with children from birth, within the early years foundation stage, to the end of the reception year in schools. It includes those working or wishing to work as nannies and childminders providing that the children being cared for are within the age range. The course is aimed at those who have a Level 3 qualification and / or sufficient employment experience who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding in the field of early childhood.

Course details


The course consists of three terms each year. In Year 1 you will study Developing & Enhancing Academic Skills and Introduction to Education, allowing you to develop the skills necessary to be successful at degree level. The second term focuses on the Early Years Curriculum and provides an in depth look at all aspects of the Early Years Curriculum, including the Reception Year. In term 3 you will study Reflective Practice and Teaching and Professionalism. You will then undertake a Work Based Learning Project in Year 2. Other Year 2 modules include: Safeguarding Children, Inclusive Education, Work based Learning Project, Social Pedagogy and Understanding and Managing Human Behaviour.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code 1G79
Institution code P52
Campus name Peter Symonds College - Adult and Higher Education
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points

Additional entry requirements


Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5,300 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,300 Year 1
Scotland £5,300 Year 1
Wales £5,300 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Peter Symonds' College
Owens Road
SO22 6RX

Course contact details

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01962 886166