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Foundation Degree in Childhood Studies (UCRCP0001*)

Part Time
Course NameStart DateEnd DateCampus 
Foundation Degree in Childhood Studies Y114/09/202016/06/2023University Centre RotherhamAvailable for applications
Course Overview
The course will provide an innovative response to specific sector needs for the professional development of childminders, pre-school learning leaders and early years practitioners.

Modules Covered
Level 4
  • Academic Study Skills
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Professional Reflective Practice: Listening and Learning Journeys
  • Safeguarding and Promoting the Well-being of Young Children
  • Social Inclusion and Early Childhood Education
  • Professional Reflective Practice: Learning Journeys
Level 5
  • Approaches to Research in Early Childhood Studies
  • Children’s Play and Creativity
  • Professional Reflective Practice: Transitions and Critical Reflection on Alternative Pedagogies
  • Research Report
  • Inclusive Strategies for Children with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)
  • Professional Reflective Practice: Critical Reflection on Alternative Pedagogies

Why study with us?
We have an excellent reputation within the early years and childcare sector. Our highly skilled and experienced staff team, the Colleges’ nursery provision and links with employers in the sector will support you to achieve your full potential.

Entry requirements
  • A relevant Level 3 qualification in Early Years with license to practice status
  • GCSE English and maths at grade C/4 or above or equivalent
  • Hold a current Enhanced DBS
  • Be employed within the sector in a relevant setting and role
  • ICT access and skills to support online learning elements of the programme
  • All applicants who are non-native English speakers, or who have not studied the final two years of school in English, must have an IELTS score of 6.0 or above

How to apply?
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Next Step button at the top of the page.

Career Opportunities
Upon successful completion of this course you could go into employment as a Nursery Manager, Pre-school Leader, Teaching Assistant, Early Years Practitioner or a Family Support Worker.

University Centre Rotherham (UCR)
This course is delivered at the new University Centre Rotherham (UCR) Click here to visit the website.

Please Note
We make every effort to ensure information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2019-20 or 2020-21. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.