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Early Years Foundation Degree FdA FdA

Kingston University

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    Kingston College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

**Reasons to choose Kingston**– More than 99 per cent of students from this course are in employment or further study six months after graduating (DLHE 2016/17).– You can learn while you earn. This course combines workplace learning (a minimum of 16 hours per week) with part-time study at a local partner college. Once you complete the course, you’ll have 240 academic credits.– You’ll be assessed through a variety of assignments. There are no written exams. **About this course**This Sector-Endorsed Foundation Degree in Early Years (SEFDEY) approved course enables you to combine academic study with learning at your place of work. It is run in collaboration with partner colleges across London and Surrey, this means you can study at a location that suits you.The course covers a wide range of critical and contemporary issues in the field of Early Years education. It explores the voice of the child, international perspectives, child protection, pedagogical approaches, communication theories and multi-professional practice. You’ll examine theoretical and practice-based knowledge to support approaches to working with children from birth to five years of age.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

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

Entry requirements

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

• Level 3 early years qualification (or equivalent).• Employment in an appropriate setting (either paid or voluntary) for at least 16 hours per week for the duration of the course.• Normally two years' experience in an appropriate setting.The selection process involves interview at your chosen college, selection exercises and a current DBS check

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University information

Kingston University

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

Students have a longstanding reputation for business start-ups, supported through an extensive programme of enterprise education events and industry links.
Kingston University is investing significantly in its campuses. A multi-floor library and dance studios are key features of its new Town House building.
Students from more than 140 countries bring diversity, fresh ideas and a range of life experiences to enrich the learning environment on campus.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    74th out of 81 5

    63rd out of 83 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    118 59%

    47th

    21
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    59 59%

    70th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    6th

    43
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    111 64%

    59th

    31
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    43rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    69th

    68

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