Children, Schools and Families Cornwall College


Awarded by: University of Plymouth

This programme has been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of students intending to work or working in the Children and Young People’s Workforce.

The programme focuses on the effectiveness and importance of preparation for working as part of a multi-agency, multi-disciplinary team. At the same time it provides a range of opportunities for specialisation related to distinct roles within this workforce.

This foundation degree is essentially the first two years of an honours degree; the third year can be completed as a top-up via a variety of progression routes.

Work-based learning, in its various forms, is one of the major defining characteristics of a foundation degree and you will have the opportunity to reflect upon these learning opportunities in every aspect of this programme.

Possible Progression (subject to availability)

  • BA (Hons) Children, Schools & Families final year at St Austell

  • BA (Hons) Education & Curriculum Studies final year at St Austell

  • BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies final year at Plymouth University

  • BA (Hons) Education Studies final year at Plymouth University

Possible Careers

– Teacher (Primary)

– Early Years Practitioner or Manager

– Further Education Lecturer

– Child Psychologist

– Social Care Worker

– Early Intervention Worker

– Family Support Worker

– Speech and Language Therapist

– Special Educational Needs Teacher

Entry requirements

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