Validated by York St John University
If you wish to study this course full-time you must apply through UCAS. UCAS Code: X392. Institution code Y70.
If you wish to study part-time follow the 'apply' link at the top of this page and fill out a York College application form.
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This programme is a top-up course to convert a relevant Foundation Degree into a full BA (Hons) degree.
The qualification delivers a wide range of knowledge and skills to enable you to gain and maintain employment within the education sector and related divisions. In addition, you will be developing core skills and understanding based on current practice in the education sector, and the leadership skills required to impact upon environments which support children’s learning and development. The course content will consider the education needs of children from birth to 11 years of age, and there is an expectation that you will have experience of, and access to children within this age range.
Standard Entry: Completion of a relevant Foundation Degree or equivalent.
Applicants who have relevant skills and experience but who do not hold the standard minimum entry requirements will be considered. Applicants will be required to demonstrate the necessary skills and experience to enter the course through their personal statement.
Duration and Attendance
This is a one year, full-time top-up course. The programme is normally taught on one afternoon and evening each week allowing for students to undertake study around existing work commitments. For part-time study, please contact the college directly.
Teaching will take place mainly in the classroom, however, other practical environments such as outdoor settings and alternative educational environments will be experienced to broaden and develop your learning.
Course themes include:
- Child-centred education
- Leading a multi-disciplinary approach
- Outdoor learning
- Work-based project
- Developing inclusive environments
- Early years policy and provisions
- Multi-disciplinary working
- Critical perspectives in education
The course is assessed via a range of methods including seminar activities and written assignments. Each module is assessed on an individual basis and may include a variety of the methods listed above.
On successful completion of the course you will receive a BA (Hons) degree in Leading Children’s Learning and Development. Graduates with the appropriate grades may progress to Masters-level, PGCE courses or into employment.
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*International Students should call the International team at York College on 01904 770425.
How to Apply
You need to apply for this course through the UCAS website.
If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email email@example.com or call (01904) 770770.
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