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Early Childhood Studies (Stranmillis University College) (Level 5 Foundation Degree)

QUB
Early Years

Course Overview

This course will provide you with an opportunity to develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of early years and related issues, enabling you to become a confident and competent, well qualified Early Years Practitioner. It will also give you a nationally recognised qualification and evidence of your ability to work in the Early Years sector. You will study a range of modules linked to curriculum, Psychology and child Development. Application is made through UCAS. Full time will be run over 2 years, part time will be rum over 2.5 years to 3 years. Assessment methods include assignments, case studies, practical exercises, presentations, examinations and placement assessments. Enrolment on this course is subject to a satisfactory Access NI check.
  • Start Date
    9 Sept 2024
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    2 years full time / 3 years part time
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Queens University (QUB) Level 5 Foundation Degree Early Childhood Studies (Stranmillis University College)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 09/09/2024
    Fees:
    £3,167 per annum (subject to change)

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
Two young female students walking and laughing together

Course Modules

  • Professional Practice
  • Child Development
  • Shared Perspectives
  • Acquisition of Language
  • Managing Behaviour
  • Anti-Discriminatory Practice
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

72 UCAS points plus GCSE (Grade C or above) in English and Maths – Essential Skills Level 2 in Communications will be accepted as an alternative to GCSE English. Applicants must apply through UCAS directly. UCAS course code: LX53 FdA/ECS Campus code: 7- North West Regional College

ROI Requirements

72 UCAS points plus OLC (Grade 04 or above) in English and Maths – Essential Skills Level 2 in Communications will be accepted as an alternative to OLC English. Applicants must apply through UCAS directly. UCAS course code: LX53 FdA/ECS Campus code: 7- North West Regional College

Additional Requirements Prior to Entry

Access NI Check
Attendance at Information Session

Work Placement

As placement is an integral part of your qualification a self declaration of current health status is implicit as part of the overall risk assessment process.

Fee Information

  • Additional Fees
  • Uniform - £20-£40

What's Next?

Further Study

Successful completion of the Foundation Degree at a required level will allow you to progress to year 2 of the BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies. You can progress into employment or to university - Teacher Training qualification, an (Hons) Degree in Early Childhood Studies, Psychology, Nursing, Paediatrics, Social Work, Youth Work or another related profession.

Career Prospects

You can progress into employment or to university - Teacher Training qualification, an (Hons) Degree in Early Childhood Studies, Psychology, Nursing, Paediatrics, Social Work, Youth Work or another related profession.

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