Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.


  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.


  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.


  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

Change here for Clearing courses

Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

You are looking at:

Courses starting in 2022


Looking for Clearing information?


Early Years (0-8) Foundation Degree

Heart of Worcestershire College

Add to favourites

Course options

  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree - FD

  • Location


  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Are you passionate about the quality of education and care children receive? Do you aspire to have a positive impact on the quality of provision?The part-time Foundation Degree in Early Years is a new course designed to allow you to work while studying. It enables you to develop your professional knowledge, skills and attributes to enhance your career options in the early years sector.The Foundation Degree in Early Years Part-Time course has two pathway options:FdA Early Years (0-8yrs) pathway option is for students joining who have already met the requirements for EYE (Level 3 full and relevant) and wish to extend their knowledge and professional practice.FdA Early Years (0-8yrs) (Professional Practice) pathway option meets the requirements for Early Years Educator (EYE) (including 350 hours of practice in an Ofsted registered setting). This enables students to meet the “full and relevant” requirement for practice in an early years setting.To apply for this course please ensure all applications are made through the College system by clicking the ‘Apply Online’ button rather than through UCAS.DELIVERY INFORMATIONClassroom lectures and workshops, discussion groups and independent research. 7 hours per week for 22 weeks in college plus 7 hours minimum of practice based work or placement per week. 9 hours per week guided independent study.STAFF EXPERIENCEThe team are highly qualified with full Honours Degrees or Masters in Education. Other qualifications include QTLS, PGCE, a qualified head teacher (NPQH) . All staff are experienced practitioners in the childcare industry in both preschool and school environments. They are therefore able to offer clear insights into day to day practice which supports the theory, both of which are necessary to study at this level. Specialist areas of additional qualifications: English, playwork, early years, school Based Practice.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

Information not available

Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

Choose a qualification


UCAS Points : 32

32 UCAS points to include: a minimum of 1 A Level or Level 3qualification; for example the CACHE Diploma or EdExcel BTECNational Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development.


University information

Heart of Worcestershire College

  • Campus address

    Heart of Worcestershire College, Peakman Street, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 8DW, England

Suggested courses

University of Portsmouth

Early Years Initial Teacher Training

University of Portsmouth

University league table


Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...



Thanks for your feedback!