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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
    6 Sep 2021
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
  • Course: Queens University (QUB) Level 5 Foundation Degree Early Childhood Studies (Stranmillis University College)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 06/09/2021

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
  • Dates 06/09/2021 - 26/08/2023
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Course Modules

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

UK Requirements

FULL TIME: Applicants must satisfy the general University entry requirements as specified in the University Calendar of General Regulations, which includes GCSE English and Mathematics at Grade C or above (Level 2 Essential Skills in Communication is acceptable in lieu of a grade C in GCSE English Language, however Level 2 Application of Number cannot be substituted for GCSE Mathematics And, at least one of the following: A LEVEL CC BTEC EXTENDED DIPLOMA MMM CACHE EXTENDED DIPLOMA Overall grade C – Children’s Care, Learning and Development CITY & GUILDS Level 3 Qualification CCLD IRISH LEAVING CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS H5H5H5H5 to include English and Mathematics Please email registry@stran.ac.uk if you require further information on entry requirements or the admissions process for the Foundation Degree Early Childhood Studies. PART TIME Applicants must satisfy the general University entry requirements as specified in the University Calendar of General Regulations, which includes GCSE English and Mathematics at Grade C or above (Level 2 Essential Skills in Communication is acceptable in lieu of a grade C in GCSE English Language, however Level 2 Application of Number cannot be substituted for GCSE Mathematics And, at least one of the following: A LEVEL CC BTEC EXTENDED DIPLOMA MMM CACHE EXTENDED DIPLOMA Overall grade C – Children’s Care, Learning and Development CITY & GUILDS Level 3 Qualification CCLD IRISH LEAVING CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS H5H5H5H5 to include English and Mathematics (a) Credit may be given to a maximum of 80 CATS points (4 modules at level 1). Credit transfer will not be permitted for study undertaken earlier than three years prior to entry. (b) Candidates must demonstrate access to an appropriate setting (0-8 years); Each Consortium College will take responsibility for vetting each student. An offer of a place on this course will be conditional until satisfactory completion of an Access NI criminal records check and if appropriate, a Social Services check. In the event of over subscription to the course, and if you meet the entry requirements specified above, entrance requirements will be enhanced at shortlisting stage. Please email registry@stran.ac.uk if you require further information on entry requirements or the admissions process for the Foundation Degree Early Childhood Studies.

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

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.

Enquiry

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    I have always enjoyed Engineering and Computer Science. My course at NWRC has helped me secure a place at Queens University.
    Joycie Rajan
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    NWRC is a great place to learn. The NWRCSU is run by students, for students. We will do our upmost to ensure that the student voice is strong in the College and that your views are being heard right at the very top. Let us all work together so that every student feels that they belong to the college
    Eamonn Kelly

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