Foundation Degree Early Childhood Studies

Course Name: Foundation Degree Early Childhood Studies
Qualification Level: 5
Apprenticeship: No
Part Time Course Option: Yes
Adult Course: Yes
Awarding Body: The Open University
Learning Provider: University Centre Somerset – Taunton Campus
Course Description:

Attendance in college will be for one or 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 your second year 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.