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Early Years Education and Practice (with Early Years Practitioner status) BA (Hons)

University of South Wales

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Newport

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The Early Years Education and Practice degree focuses on working with children from birth to eight years. It equips you with the understanding and skills to support the learning and development needs of young children.You'll undertake a placement for one day per week, as well as in week-long blocks throughout the year. This will allow you to link theory to practice around areas such as activity planning, assessment and recording procedures, and Welsh language development. You'll also develop a range of professional and entrepreneurial skills by working as part of a team with practitioners in a range of settings.USW's Early Years Education degree course is recognised by Social Care Wales (SCW) and can be found on their List of Required Qualifications. Graduates will achieve Early Years Practitioner status alongside their academic qualifications.Career paths typically include those in education, working in schools, nurseries, children's charities and integrated children's centres, as well as some graduates going on to gain their Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and becoming qualified teachers. USW's Early Years Education and Practice degree is based in Newport City Campus. Right at the heart of the city, overlooking the River Usk, is one of the University’s most iconic buildings and it couldn’t be in a better location to embrace city life in Newport. Plus, the Halls of Residence are just a few minutes’ walk away, so you won’t have to get up too early for your 9am lectures!

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 12,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : CDD - BCC

To exclude General Studies. The A level entry criteria detailed is the qualification range within which the University will normally make offers. Most offers we make are normally at the top of the range, but we take all aspects of an application into consideration and applicants receive a personalised offer. Combinations with other listed qualifications are acceptable and others not listed may also be acceptable – please contact enquiries@southwales.ac.uk.

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University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    78th out of 81 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    122 61%

    40th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    68th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    50th

    24

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