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Early Years, BA Hons
Early Years, BA Hons

Early Years, BA Hons

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  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirement

IELTS 6.0 overall with minimum 5.5 in each skill

Course Information

A practical early years course with a work placement twice a week, as well as visits to forest schools/outdoor learning centres and the opportunity to graduate with Early Years Teacher Status.

This early years degree will give you an understanding of the core values of the early years workforce. You will study cognition, health and wellbeing, review practice and policy, and learn the importance of encouraging a child's development in partnership with their family.

Our specialist facilities include a simulated early years nursery, so academic lessons are practical and realistic. You will be on placement twice a week in an early years setting and have the option to graduate with Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS).

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Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Children as Confident Learners (15 credits)

  • Engaging Play (15 credits)

  • Introduction to the Children's Workforce: Workplace Experience 1 (30 credits)

  • Understanding and Managing Children's Behaviour (15 credits)

  • Introduction to Health and Wellbeing from Conception to Young Adult (30 credits)

  • The World from a Child's Perspective (15 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • The Young Mathematician (15 credits)

  • Language and Digital Literacies (15 credits)

  • Young Explorers: Developing Knowledge and Understanding of the World (15 credits)

  • Enabling Environments for Early Years: Supporting Outdoor Play (15 credits)

  • Understanding Creativity in Early Years Contexts (15 credits)

  • Supporting the Social Well-being of Children and Families: Workplace Experience 2 (30 credits)

  • Social Policy and Social Pedagogies (15 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Leading and Managing in the Early Years (30 credits)

  • Curriculum and Assessment in Early Years: Workplace Project (30 credits)

  • Child Development and Learning Birth - 8 Years (30 credits)

  • Keeping Children Safe from Harm (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 1 module from this list of options.

  • Early Intervention (15 credits)

  • Mentor Preparation for the Children's Workforce (15 credits)

  • Comparative International Social Policy (15 credits)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Our graduates pursue careers in primary and early years teaching (after completing a one-year PGCE qualification), and have opportunities in early years settings including nurseries, children's centres, schools, health and social care and community settings.

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Insurance - Single: 300 (£) per year

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