Middlesbrough College

Early Childhood Professional Studies (Top-up) Middlesbrough College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Open University Validating Partnership

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Course summary

TEF Gold

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Childhood studies is an exciting field drawing on knowledge from psychology, sociology and psychoanalysis. Early childhood experiences contribute to formative development and affects children for the rest of their lives. The modern world presents a wide range of new and challenging experiences for children, including constant access to media, wider cultural diversity, cyber-bullying and larger school numbers.

This course prepares you to enter a career working with infants and children in education, health care or childrens services, and make a positive contribution to these formative years.

Course details

Modules

Modules will include:
Modules will include:
Reflective Practice for Professional Development
Leading and Managing in the Childhood Professions
Historical context of Children's Literature and its Impact in the 21st Century
Assessing Children's Needs in the Multi-agency Environment
Independent Research Project

Assessment method

You will be assessed through a variety of assessment methods, including, essays, presentations, research tasks, projects and case studies.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information

You must have achieved an appropriate foundation degree or Level 5 equivalent.

Additional entry requirements

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £8,500 Year 1
EU £8,500 Year 1
England £8,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8,500 Year 1
Scotland £8,500 Year 1
Wales £8,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Provider information

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Middlesbrough College
Dock Street
Middlesbrough
TS2 1AD


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01642 333333

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