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.

I'M FROM

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

LIVING IN

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

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

Professional Studies (Early Childhood) GRANTHAM FdA

Bishop Grosseteste University

Add to favourites
UCAS CODE: GX53

Course options

  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    Grantham College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Are you ready to expand upon your Foundation Degree or diploma relating to Early Childhood? Do you want to progress your qualification into a full honours degree? Do you want to do it all without leaving work? Our BA (Hons) Professional Studies (Early Childhood) progression route is designed to be studied for alongside your career working with young children. This flexible qualification means you’ll remain in employment whilst undertaking the course, having already completed a suitable Foundation Degree or Higher Education Diploma in Early Childhood.This flexible qualification means you’ll remain in employment or volunteering whilst undertaking the course, having already completed a suitable Foundation Degree or Higher Education Diploma in Early Childhood. The programme is the natural progression for those who have previously studied our Foundation Degree in Professional Studies (Early Childhood). The course provides you with a unique learning opportunity, studying alongside others working or volunteering in a variety of services such as education, and health and social care for children aged between 0 and 8 years.The course aims to provide you with an insight into effective management and leadership within the children’s workforce. You’ll have the opportunity to develop your understanding of the complex factors that prevent children from reaching their potential and work on your application of problem-solving skills in addressing these.This course allows you to study and continue to work. It is a flexible qualification covering the broad range of settings and contexts in which services such as education, health and social care are provided for 0 – 8-year-olds. Students undertaking the course remain in employment, or as volunteers, over the academic year in the same manner as the Foundation Degree.The progression route offers opportunities to critically evaluate practice through a detailed analysis of the systems, procedures and changes that contribute to your field of study. This course will promote your professional formation as a reflective practitioner and modules will cover topics such as leading people and teams, promoting quality, new models of practice and contemporary issues such as current political and social trends.In addition, the undertaking of an independent research study will support your continuing development as a leading practitioner within the children’s workforce.There is a variety of assessment methods which are spread out throughout the academic year. These include a peer-led seminar, essay, a group discussion, portfolio and research report. All assessments allow you to reflect on your practice and theory as you evidence your learning.Graduate opportunities have enabled our students to attain managerial positions within their sector, to lead practice with their setting. Many go on to further study to become teachers through our PGCE routes, or gain a professional status. Others take on professional roles in areas such as special educationalneeds, mentoring, subject support, school, family and welfare liaison roles in the wider educational community and with local authorities working with the full range of age groups and sectors.Please note that this course is taught at Grantham College.Find out more: https://www.bishopg.ac.uk/course/fdaecg/

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

Information not available

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

University information

Bishop Grosseteste University

  • University League Table

    121st

  • Campus address

    Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3DY, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 84 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    111 54%

    63rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    26th

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    31st

    8

Suggested courses

University of Chichester
SIMILAR RANKING

Early Childhood (Top Up) BA (Hons)

University of Chichester

Education league table

53
Leeds Trinity University
MOST VIEWED

Primary Education (Early Years 3-7) with QTS BA (Hons)

Leeds Trinity University

University league table

124

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!