BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

Qualification Level:
Part Time Course Option:
Adult Course:
Awarding Body:
Learning Provider:
University Centre Somerset – Taunton Campus
Course Description:

This pathway is for applicants who do not possess a vocationally-related qualification. Attendance in college will be for two days per week, over a 32 week academic year. During Year 1, you will have an opportunity to develop your vocational skills through two work placements – in a school and an early years setting. Your vocational skills will be further enhanced during Year 2 where you will have the option to be assessed against the National Occupational Standards, culminating in the optional achievement of a Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner or Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools. This qualification, alongside your degree will place you in a very prominent position to seek employment within your chosen specialism.