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Early Years: Teaching and Learning (Top-Up) BA (Hons)

Kingston University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

This course offers a route to a BA (Hons) in Early Years: Teaching & Learning for those who have a Foundation Degree in Early Years, or equivalent. This qualification will enable you to combine academic study with work-based learning. You will develop critical thinking and understanding whilst exploring theory and practical subjects through a range of learning experiences. The course covers the following areas: effective early years and primary curriculum practice; how children learn and develop through play; transition from Foundation Stage to Key Stage 1; current issues in education and multidisciplinary working; inclusive practice and differentiated approaches; assessment for learning; creativity across the curriculum; planning for critical issues; and the opportunity to research and develop a particular area of interest.

Our courses are carefully constructed to allow you to build knowledge and skills progressively during your degree programme. We constantly update our curriculum to ensure that it covers the latest developments in your subject area, including the research and professional experience that your tutors bring to the course. Our course teams also draw on the wealth of experience provided by our professional contacts and highly successful alumni who feed into the design of our courses and provide master classes and workshops to enrich your learning. The amount of time you will spend in practice learning will depend on your arrangement with the school. The different settings for learning provide important opportunities to work collaboratively with peers, tutors and teachers. Your work in both university and school environments which will help develop your understanding of teaching.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

• FdA in Early Years (sector-endorsed) or other relevant qualification• 240 CATS points• Employment in an appropriate setting (paid or voluntary) for at least 16 hours per week for the duration of the course• Normally two years' experience in an appropriate setting• Your background experience, previous education and training will be considered if you do not meet the formal entry requirements

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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

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    118 59%

    47th

    21
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    59 59%

    70th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    6th

    43

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