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
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!
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|Campus name||Belfast Metropolitan College (Gerald Moag Campus)|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
|A level||CC||GCSE English and Mathematics minimum grade C required.|
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)