Peter Symonds' College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
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.
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
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.
If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Peter Symonds College - Adult and Higher Education|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||64 points|
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5,300||Year 1|