Farnborough College of Technology
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About

About this course

This degree is suitable for students with a foundation degree or HND in a relevant subject who would like to gain a full honours degree.

Work based experience is an essential feature of this course, which requires one day per week to be spent in an Early Years setting. Suitable part time employment within a 0–8 years setting, on days of the week that a student is not required to be in college, may be accepted.

 

The University Centre Farnborough Experience:

✓ Degrees awarded by the prestigious University of Surrey
✓ Nationally-recognised HNC/Ds awarded by Pearson
✓ Small campus experience where you won’t get lost in the crowd
✓ Dynamic new University Centre building and Study Centre
✓ Cash bursary of up to £2k for those students/courses that are eligible
✓ Welcoming environment for both mature students and college leavers
✓ Work-focused qualifications that link to the needs of the workplace
✓ Recognition of prior learning and experiences mean you could join a degree in the second or third year
✓ Graduation ceremony to share your successes

Fees

FEE COST
Fee Per Year £8000

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Studies include

What modules are covered?

  • Dissertation
  • Early Childhood Pedagogy
  • Early Intervention and Support
  • Critical Issues in Inclusive Practice
  • Early Literacy and Numeracy Skills
  • Professional Studies 1: Professional Issues
  • Professional Studies 2: The Reflective Practitioner
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Programme Structure

The structure of our programmes follows educational aims that are tailored to each programme. These are all outlined in the Programme Specification documents found under our Quality Assurance page, including further details such as the learning outcomes.

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Progression

What Next?

The assessment methods used in this programme have been chosen to suit the subject material being taught. The range of assessment methods you will experience will give you the confidence and capability to complete an Honours degree and progress further in your career. Your Tutor will be on hand to provide support during the assessment process and discuss any queries you may have. The range of assessment methods used in this programme includes:

• Assessed coursework /assignments
• Case studies
• Poster presentation
• Formal examinations
• Project report
• Dissertation

Careers

The College is committed to delivering programmes that enhance the employability of our students by equipping them with the essential skills valued by employers. The College has always had a strong vocational and professional focus, effective links with industry and employs a range of strategies to ensure that our graduates are ready to enter the world of work.

Graduates will have the underpinning knowledge and skills to lead practice and to enable progression onto EYTS Initial Teacher Training. Typical careers include Early Years Teachers, family support workers, Further Education lecturers and Early Years senior management and leadership roles.

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Entry Requirements

What is the entry process?

You can apply for this higher education course in the following ways:

  • Via the UCAS website. Visit www.ucas.com and browse the courses available under 'University Centre Farnborough'. 
  • Directly to University Centre Farnborough via the button on this webpage. Applications take around 15 minutes and are free of charge. You can apply to us direct at any time in the year (including after the UCAS deadline). Applications of this type are seperate to the UCAS system, which means you could also apply for more than the five universities that UCAS allows.

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

Foundation Degree or equivalent, HE Level 5 in a relevant subject. Pass 50% average where classified.
Relevant evidence of work experience and CPD and successful interview.

UCAS Code: X312

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