Stranmillis University College

Foundation degree in Early Childhood Studies Stranmillis University College Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

The Early Childhood Studies programme focuses on the key theories, concepts and application of working practices with children in the age range 0 to 8 years. Academic modules include:
Child Development, Learning Through Play, The Acquisition of Language and Communication Skills, Safeguarding Children, Developing Skills and Strategies for Managing Children's Behaviour, Working With Children with Additional Needs and Science and Technology in the Early Years. A varied programme of professional placements complements and supports your classroom learning.
The course is delivered by the Regional Colleges and can be studied full-time (2 years) or part-time (3 years) depending on location. Graduates who achieve the desired standard may be eligible for articulation to Year 2 of the BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies degree [full-time or part-time]. For further information contact your nearest Regional College.

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.

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 LX53
Institution code S79
Campus name Northern Regional College (Newtownabbey)
Campus code 6

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level BB Curriculum subjects - Art, Geography, Mathematics, Physical Education, Religious Studies, English, History, Music, Science/Psychology/Early Years/ Health & Social Care

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Provider information

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Stranmillis University College
Stranmillis Road

Clearing contact details

Clearing Hotline

02890 384263

Course contact details

Academic Registry

028 9038 1271

Fax: 028 9038 4444