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Contemporary thinking and research from the neurosciences about child development from birth to seven years (Level 4 UNIT ONLY)

OCNNI
Early Years

Course Overview

This qualification is designed for learners who wish to improve their knowledge of early brain development and the research available around this. The brain is fascinating and the growth and development from conception through to adulthood is very interesting with research and development in these areas growing. The aim of this unit is to gain a deeper understanding of contemporary thinking and research from the neurosciences and acquire a critical insight into this thinking and research in understanding child development from birth to seven years.The learner will;1. Understand neuroscientific concepts2. Understand neuromyths 3. Understand critiques of neuroscience in early yearsThis unit supports students’ progress in employment in early education and care settings.
  • Start Date
    1 Sep 2023
  • Study Mode
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Campus
    Strand Road

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  • Course: Open College Network NI (OCN NI) Level 4 UNIT ONLY Contemporary thinking and research from the neurosciences about child development from birth to seven years
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023
    (2744)
    Fees:
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Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • Contemporary thinking and research from the neurosciences about child development from birth to seven years
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Students should have a level 3 in CCLD or related area and have a good standard of written English as the workload includes academic assessment.Learners should be aged 18 or above to undertake this qualification.

ROI Requirements

Students should have a level 5 in CCLD (ROI) or related area and have a good standard of written English as the workload includes academic assessment. Learners should be aged 18 or above to undertake this qualification.

Work Placement

n/a

What's Next?

Further Study

It also supports students continuing in higher education in subjects such as early childhood education, psychology and children’s health

Career Prospects

This unit supports students’ progress in employment in early education and care settings.

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