Course Information

Queens University Belfast Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies

Queen's University Belfast

Level 5

Description

The Foundation Degree will provide you with the opportunity to develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of early years and related issues, enabling you to become a competent and well qualified Early Years Practitioner. The Foundation Degree will give you a nationally recognised qualification and evidence of your ability to work in the Early Years sector. You will also have the chance to articulate to Level 2 (Semester 2, Year 2) BA Early Childhood Studies at Stranmillis and South West College, Omagh Campus.

Schedule

Duration: Session dependent
Hours per Week: Session dependent
Total Hours: Session dependent
Day(s): Session dependent
Start Time: Session dependent
End Time: Session dependent

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Course Content

The full-time course will be run over 2 years and will consist of 15 hours per week in College and 10 hours per week work placement. The part-time will be run over 3 years and will consist of 7.5 hours per week in College and a 10 hour per week work placement. You will study 12 modules in total for example: Shared Perspectives of the Young Child; Skills and Strategies for Managing Behaviour; Child Protection; Supporting Children with Additional Needs; Promoting Inclusion in the Early Years Environment; Language and Communications; Professional Practice; Learning Through Play; and Anti-Discriminatory Practice.

Assessment Method

Assessment methods include assignments, case studies, practical exercises, presentations, examinations and placement assessments.

Progression Opportunities

Please note that progression to a postgraduate teaching qualification in Northern Ireland requires Learners to have GCSE English, Maths and Science at grade C or above or specified equivalent qualifications. The full-time Foundation Degree can only be applied for through UCAS. Part-time Learners applying must complete the following: ECS - Employment History, ECS - Reference and Application Form.

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Entry Requirements

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Course Costs

Total Fee Session dependent
Reduced Fee Session dependent

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Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Full-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 18 September 2017
Time: 09:00–17:00
Fee: £2,500.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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Part-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 18 September 2017
Time: 13:30–22:00
Fee: £225.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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Part-Time
Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 19 September 2017
Time: 13:30–22:00
Fee: £225.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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