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Early Years (0-8) (Professional Practice) FdA

University of Worcester

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UCAS CODE: X313

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    Herefordshire and Ludlow College Hereford Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

If you are working with children in an Early Years setting or if you would like to work with children as you gain your degree then the Foundation Degree in Early Years (0-8) offers students an exciting opportunity to work and study within the sector. If you aspire to work with children in a range of settings then this degree will support you in developing the necessary knowledge and skills to improve outcomes for children and families. The degree has a child-centred approach with an emphasis on a culture of inter-agency working. Through the degree programme you will be given opportunities to develop the appropriate professional attributes, knowledge and understanding required for the care and education of children within national and international contexts, and to provide transformational educational experiences to meet the needs of children and their families. The course has two pathways: Pathway one FdA EY (0-8) (Professional Practice) pathway this offers those students who wish to gain full and relevant status alongside their degree. Pathway two FdA Early Years (0-8) pathway offers those who already have full and relevant status to further develop their professional practice. What makes this course special? • Opportunity to earn as you undertake your degree • Opportunity to gain early years qualification that is “full and relevant”*. This means students can work in Ofsted registered settings and be counted as part of the staff: child ratios.• Accessible delivery to fit around your needs. Delivery at the following locations:• Halesowen College (Full and Part- time)• Hereford and Ludlow College (Full and Part- time) • Heart of Worcester College (Redditch) (Part- time) • Heart of Worcester College (Worcester) (Part- time) • University of Worcester Flexible and Distributed route (Full and Part time) • There are no exams. Assessment is through coursework assignments and professional placement activity.• An opportunity on completion to “Top- Up” to a full BA ( Hons) *confirmation from the DfE pending (Sept 2019)

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,100per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 32

Minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade 4/C or equivalent including English Language and Maths

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University information

University of Worcester

  • University League Table

    90th

  • Campus address

    University of Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2 6AJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    47th out of 84 13

    67th out of 79

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    121 58%

    36th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    26th

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    20th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    123 72%

    40th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    71st

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%

    6th

    32

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