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Foundation Degree in Children, Young People and their Services

Burnley College

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree

  • Location

    Burnley College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    FEB, SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

About this course
This course is designed for people who wish to, or currently work with children, young people and families from ages 0 -16 years, within children services. For those not already working within this environment there is a placement component providing the practical elements you will need to develop professional practice. The course covers a range of contemporary themes relating to children and young people such as curriculum development, marginalized groups, childhood, children's services, reflective practice and parenting. A central theme within the course is the voice of the child and how professionals and services can empower children to have good health and wellbeing. The placement component provides the opportunity to link theory and practice. This course is delivered by Burnley College.

Awarded By
This course is awarded by the University of Central Lancashire

Progression & Careers
For those employed in early years settings, the Foundation Degree will support career progression as a senior practitioner. The Foundation Degree does not provide a licence to practice but will provide a base for students wanting to progress into careers such as nursery or primary teaching, social care, working in Children’s Centres, youth services and special schools as teaching assistants, family support workers and childminders.

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UCAS Points : 104

Our typical offer is 104-112 UCAS Points.


University information

Burnley College

  • Campus address

    Burnley College, Princess Way, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 0AN, England

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