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Children And Young People Services Foundation Degree  


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Course Overview
In academic terms, the Foundation Degree is the equivalent to the first two years of an Honours Degree. In addition, it will enhance your professional practice and develop your reflective practices.

What Qualifications Or Experience Do I Need?
It is mandatory that all applicants hold a Level 3 qualification on the NQF (National Qualification Framework). We also require 5 GCSEs(Grade C or above, one in English) or equivalent. All applicants will be interviewed. If you are a mature learner without the required GCSE qualifiaction, we are happy to discuss entry requirements on an individual basis taking into account prior learning and experience.

How Long Is The Course?
The Foundation Degree course takes three years attending College one afternoon or evening a week.

What Will I Learn?
There are two levels of study. Each module at Level 4 is matched by a progression module at Level 5, allowing you to develop and extend your knowledge and understanding. There are 12 modules in all, 6 at Level 4 and 6 at Level 5.

How Will I Learn?
Learning is facilitated through College attendance on taught sessions, tutorials, self-directed private study, reflective accounts and assessed assignment work.

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How Will I Be Assessed?
Assessment is a continuous process throughout the programme and takes a variety of forms. It includes essay writing, group and individual presentations, work-based reflections and peer assessment. There is no formal exam. Modules to be studied: Level 4 - Starting to Study, Work-based Reflective Practice 1, Equality and Diversity, Integrated Services. Level 5 - Work-based Reflective Practice 2, Understanding Behaviour, Early Years Research, Children's, Young People's and Family Rights.

Where Could This Course Lead To?
The Foundation Degree is an award in its own right. However, on successful completion of this award, you could progress to a Full Honours Degree 3rd Year. Following this, it is postible to apply for EYT or Teacher Training, Postgraduate.

Attendance Mode
Part Time - Evening

£3,777 in year one and £3,500 in year two & three.

Course Type
Higher Education

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