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Foundation Degree In Early Childhood Studies

Course Code: C5147
Campus: Millfield
Week Commencing: 18 Sep 17
End Date: 10 Jun 18
This course, validated by Stranmillis University College, will consist of 15 hours per week in College and 10 hours per week in work placement. The course will give you a nationally recognised qualification and evidence of your ability to work in the early year’s sector (0-8 years). In addition, successful completion of the foundation degree at a required level will allow you to apply to the BA (Hons) Degree in Early Childhood Studies at Stranmillis University College, Belfast.
Applications to this course must be made through the UCAS system using code LX53.

Career Opportunities / Progression

On successful completion at a required level, you will be able to apply to progress to year two of the BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies at Stranmillis University College, Belfast. If you wish to progress to a teaching qualification in Northern Ireland, you must have GCSE English, Maths, Science at Grade C or above or specified equivalent qualifications.

Entry Requirements

Applications to this course must be made through the UCAS system using code LX53.

 You must have four GCSEs Grades A-C, including English and Maths or equivalent approved qualifications, and one of the following: Either BTEC National Certificate or Diploma in Early Years, CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education, CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma in CCLD, an appropriate NVQ Level 3 qualification or two A Levels or equivalent qualifications. The offer of a place on this course will be conditional upon satisfactory completion of an Access NI Criminal Records check and if appropriate a Social Services check.
This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

Cost

Tuition Fee

£2685.00

All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Contact Information

Department Secretary tel: 028 9026 5448 or email: [email protected]