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Early Years Studies (with Early Years Educator status) FdA

University of Bedfordshire

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UCAS CODE: G2W5

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    Bedford Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

The Early Years Studies degree is designed to give you an understanding of the complexity of early education, child development, and the developing child in the context of their family and society in local and global contexts, with a particular emphasis on using your workplace setting to provide contextual background and focus. The course focuses on a holistic approach to learning and understanding the needs of children. After an underpinning first year introducing you to key knowledge and skills, you will have the opportunity to explore the broader context of children’s lived experiences and the pedagogy used to support them through broadening professional development and within wider care and educational contexts. You will be able to understand the importance of educational research and inquiry and carry out research in your own educational context. This will provide the background for you to be fully prepared for working in multi-disciplinary teams in the Early Years and for further study. It will also allow your individual interests to be explored.

Application deadline

26 January

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University information

University of Bedfordshire

  • University League Table

    130th

  • Campus address

    University of Bedfordshire, Park Square, Luton, Luton, LU1 3JU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    61st out of 84 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    102 49%

    76th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    45th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    13th

    15

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