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PROSPECTUS 2017

FdEd Early Childhood Studies

This programme is for those wishing to extend their knowledge, skills and values within the discipline of early childhood studies.

 
 
 
 
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About the FdEd Early Childhood Studies programme

Students will develop academic knowledge and its application to practice such as the link between child policy and performance within early childhood settings. Students pursuing this degree will be working or intending to work within a variety of childhood settings, and will have the opportunity of progressing onto the final year of a BA Early Childhood Studies. 
Students will need Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) clearance. The Institute will send further instructions on DBS as part of the admissions process where relevant.

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Annual Salary
£16,000
Entry Salary
£25,000
Mid Range Salary
£35,000
High End Salary
Males & Females Employed
92%
8%
26%
  • 89% I have been able to access general IT resources
  • 89% The library resources and services are good enough
  • 53% Staff have made the subject interesting
  • 63% Staff are good at explaining things
  • 56% I have received sufficient advice and support

Entry requirements

For 2017 entry onwards: applicants require 80 UCAS points at A' Level, Level 3 CACHE Diploma (or equivalent) or an Access to HE Diploma. For those students who intend to become Early Years Educators, it is important to note that due to Governmental changes, GCSE Maths and English will be compulsory at grade C or above. All applicants will be counselled individually via interview.

In line with the widening participation brief, the Institute encourages applications from those who lack academic qualifications. All such applicants will be interviewed, set a 1500 word essay and a judgement made taking into account their academic potential and relevant experience.

This programme may involve regular contact with children, young people and families including vulnerable adults and as such an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check must be completed prior to attending.

What you will learn

Subject areas will include:
  • Growth and development
  • Early years curriculum and policy
  • Parents, families and communities
  • Safeguarding

What Next

BA Early Childhood Studies.Childcare in a range of early years, health or social care settings.

Programme Benefits

Upon successful completion of this degree, graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to pursue a new career, or advance an existing one within management and leadership roles in early years settings.
Graduates will be able to pursue roles within the school sector such as learning support and education administration, private sector nurseries, children's centres and community support pre-school and teaching, day care centres, child minders, family day care, out of hours clubs, child development and management positions within the early years. Graduates will also be able to continue their studies by taking the BA Early Childhood Studies Top Up.


Learning & Teaching Methods

Methods of learning and teaching are designed to support students in becoming active members of a learning community. Students will be expected to work together in an informal environment as well as in formal classes where a culture of dignity, courtesy and mutual respect with staff and their peers is essential.

A variety of methods will be used such as lectures, seminars, workshops, student led discussions, directed learning tasks, experiential learning scenarios, presentations and debates. Integrating a work-based or placement opportunity, students will be visited in the workplace by a member of Institute staff to ensure a positive partnership between the employer mentor and to monitor that learning in the workplace is effective. Workplace learning is designed to support the development of an employable graduate equipped with the attributes, skills and knowledge to progress within a global market.




More information

UCAS Code:L520
Credit Level:5
Credit value:240
Course start date: September
Course duration: 2 years full time
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PROSPECTUS 2017 ENTRY


FdEd Early Childhood Studies

Your programme

About the FdEd Early Childhood Studies programme

Students will develop academic knowledge and its application to practice such as the link between child policy and performance within early childhood settings. Students pursuing this degree will be working or intending to work within a variety of childhood settings, and will have the opportunity of progressing onto the final year of a BA Early Childhood Studies. 
Students will need Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) clearance. The Institute will send further instructions on DBS as part of the admissions process where relevant.

Programme Benefits

Upon successful completion of this degree, graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to pursue a new career, or advance an existing one within management and leadership roles in early years settings.
Graduates will be able to pursue roles within the school sector such as learning support and education administration, private sector nurseries, children's centres and community support pre-school and teaching, day care centres, child minders, family day care, out of hours clubs, child development and management positions within the early years. Graduates will also be able to continue their studies by taking the BA Early Childhood Studies Top Up.

Entry requirements

For 2017 entry onwards: applicants require 80 UCAS points at A' Level, Level 3 CACHE Diploma (or equivalent) or an Access to HE Diploma. For those students who intend to become Early Years Educators, it is important to note that due to Governmental changes, GCSE Maths and English will be compulsory at grade C or above. All applicants will be counselled individually via interview.

In line with the widening participation brief, the Institute encourages applications from those who lack academic qualifications. All such applicants will be interviewed, set a 1500 word essay and a judgement made taking into account their academic potential and relevant experience.

This programme may involve regular contact with children, young people and families including vulnerable adults and as such an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check must be completed prior to attending.

What you will learn

Year 1

Subject areas will include:

Learning & Teaching Methods

Methods of learning and teaching are designed to support students in becoming active members of a learning community. Students will be expected to work together in an informal environment as well as in formal classes where a culture of dignity, courtesy and mutual respect with staff and their peers is essential.

A variety of methods will be used such as lectures, seminars, workshops, student led discussions, directed learning tasks, experiential learning scenarios, presentations and debates. Integrating a work-based or placement opportunity, students will be visited in the workplace by a member of Institute staff to ensure a positive partnership between the employer mentor and to monitor that learning in the workplace is effective. Workplace learning is designed to support the development of an employable graduate equipped with the attributes, skills and knowledge to progress within a global market.

More information

UCAS Code:L520
Credit Level:5
Credit value:240
Course start date: September
Course duration: 2 years full time

What Next

BA Early Childhood Studies.Childcare in a range of early years, health or social care settings.

What to do next?

Interested in this course? contact us on 0800 328 3631 or headmissions@grimsby.ac.uk.

Not sure? why not visit us at our next open event, they are a great way to find out about what we have to offer so come along and have a chat with the tutors and see what courses are available.

Our next open event/s will be:

Saturday
13th May
 10am - 1pm


Equality & Diversity

All of our activities in relation to teaching, safeguarding, training, recruitment, retention and progression are core business areas where we must be mindful of the diverse needs of those we work with. Although the law no longer requires public sector organisations to produce equality schemes, the Grimsby Institute Group has produced an Equality Statement, which is more than mere words, but a statement of our intent.

This statement underpinned by declarations from the leaders of the Grimsby Institute Group include many actions we believe will proactively eliminate all forms of discrimination where they exist and prevent them from occurring in the first instance.

Equality Intent turning into equality action is the future ethos and philosophy of the Grimsby Institute Group and as the principal lead for Equality, Diversity Inclusion & Human Rights the Grimsby Institute Group will demonstrate this commitment in all that they do.


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