This programme offers students the opportunity to progress from a Foundation Degree in Early Years and gain a full BA (Hons) degree.
This course is offered in partnership with, and validated by, University of Hertfordshire.
What will I study?
This BA (Hons) programme aims to develop students personally, professionally and academically, enhancing their ability to think critically about Early Years education.
It is designed to recruit students from a diverse range of backgrounds, who have an interest in Early Years education. Students will be able to make the links between education policy, its delivery and the experience of groups and individuals.
Studied over two semesters (A and B), modules include:
Promoting Positive Relationships in Professional Practice - 30 credits
Promoting Children’s Critical Thinking through Creative Practice - 30 credits
Action Research Project in Early Years and Educational Contexts - 30 credits
Psychology Perspectives in Early Years and Education - 30 credits
How will I be Taught and Assessed?
The programme of study runs on one full day a week and is taught through lectures, workshops, tutorials, presentations, and whole or small group discussions.
There are no exams throughout the programme. Instead, it consists of 100% coursework with set deadline dates. The end of module assessments includes a range of methods such as essays, reports, presentations, posters, and leaflets.
What could I do next?
Graduates could follow a career in education or Early Years practice or could use their degree as a strong foundation for entry into a wide range of other professions. Graduates could progress to a postgraduate teaching qualification in education, or train to be an Early Years Teacher, or they may decide to continue their studies with a Master’s degree.
- A Foundation Degree (or equivalent) in Early Years
- GCSE Grade C or above in English and Maths.
All applicants will be interviewed.
*Subject to validation by the University of Hertfordshire.
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