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Early Childhood Studies with Early Years Practitioner Status with a Year Abroad BA (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Early Childhood Studies with Early Years Practitioner Status (EYPS) offers a holistic approach to understanding children from birth to eight years. It marks the importance of early childhood as a significant period in life which is the basis for a life-long-learning, where children are viewed as capable and competent members of society. On this course, you will spend 700 hours on placement in early childhood settings.

On this course students spend 700 hours (approximately 20 weeks) on placement in early childhood settings and are required to display competency in National Occupational Standards set by Social Care Wales. Graduates will qualify with the Early Years Practitioner Status qualification awarded by Social Care Wales.

WHY EARLY CHILDHOOD STUDIES WITH EARLY YEARS PRACTITIONER STATUS AT SWANSEA?

You will learn how to support children and recognise them as being at the centre of families, communities and the wider socio-economic world. You will study diversity, the uniqueness of each child and how Early Childhood professionals can support children in difficult situations such as those suffering from trauma and in social crisis. ECS currently has an increasingly significant high profile internationally at government level and within international organisations, where children’s rights, health, well-being and social problems have attracted much attention due to recent global movements and the refugee crisis. The course aims to provide specific education and training for those wanting to work with infants, toddlers and young children in a professional capacity.

EARLY CHILDHOOD STUDIES WITH EARLY YEARS PRACTITIONER STATUS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Our graduates will qualify with the Early Years Practitioner Status qualification awarded by Social Care Wales.

  • Careers can include:
  • Early Years Teaching
  • Family and Community Support Workers
  • Teaching Assistants
  • Postgraduate study

You will need an additional study for some careers, such as Initial Teacher Education (ITE) or Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) qualification to become a teacher.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    76th out of 84 7

    26th out of 79 10

    2nd out of 38

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    134 65%

    21st

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.62 72%

    83rd

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    142 82%

    6th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    54th

    37
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    27th

    35
  • Entry standards

    / Max 162
    162 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    25th

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