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FdAEarly Years

Birmingham City University
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

Available full-time or part-time at our partner South and City College Birmingham, this foundation degree is an excellent source of professional development if you are already working in a childcare setting, and is a highly respected starting point for your studies.

Equivalent to two years of degree-level study, it offers direct entry to the final year of the BA (Hons) Early Childhood Course at Birmingham City University, providing a Commendation/Merit profile is attained. The course offers professional recognition and academic knowledge for trainee Early Years practitioners, leading to enhanced career prospects.

This course supports the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), ensuring you can deliver provision that complies with EYFS learning and development requirements

Programme structure

The emphasis of this Foundation Degree programme is on developing skills and academic knowledge as vehicles for learning. The course focuses on the following key areas:

Self-development and independent learning
Team working and managing others
Critical application of professional practice
Application of work-based experience/evidence
All modules are compulsory and are generic to early years practice.

Full-time students are expected to attend college during the day, while the part-time course and teaching is organised to enable students to fulfil work commitments. Typically, teaching takes place in the evenings and at weekends.

Career opportunities

This course enables you to enhance your career in the early years sector. This could be into child care management positions in a variety of settings, such as day nurseries, primary schools, children’s centres and health centres.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States