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Foundation Degree in Children, Young People and their Services

Foundation Degree • Level 6

Foundation Degree in Children, Young People and their Services

Foundation Degree • Level 6

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA3625

UCAS CodeTE02

Study ModeFull and Part time.

Duration2 Years

Awarded ByThis course is awarded by the University of Central Lancashire

Location ByBurnley College

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About the course

This course is designed for people who wish to, or currently work with children, young people and families from ages 0 -16 years, within children services. For those not already working within this environment there is a placement component providing the practical elements you will need to develop professional practice. The course covers a range of contemporary themes relating to children and young people such as curriculum development, marginalized groups, childhood, children's services, reflective practice and parenting. A central theme within the course is the voice of the child and how professionals and services can empower children to have good health and wellbeing. The placement component provides the opportunity to link theory and practice. This course is delivered by Burnley College. The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £9000 per year. The standard part time tuition fee rate for 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £1000 per 20 credit module.

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA3625

UCAS CodeTE02

Study ModeFull and Part time.

Duration2 Years

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Awarded ByThis course is awarded by the University of Central Lancashire

Location ByBurnley College

Start Date/s

06/09/2021

Cost Information

Years 1 and 2 (delivered at Burnley College): The standard full time tuition fee rate per year for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £9000

Entry requirements

Our typical offer is 104-112 UCAS Points.  We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. General Studies accepted. Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications, relevant work or life experience and who can demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from degree-level studies, are welcome and these applicants will be interviewed.

Modules

Modules covered include: Self and Study, Aspects of Learning and Development, Children Young People and their World, Difference, Diversity and Inclusive practice, Policy and Practice for Children and Young People, Promoting the Welfare of Children and Young People, Frameworks, Transitions and the Child, Managing the Professional Role in Practice

Assessment

Teaching and learning methods are varied and aimed at integrating theory and practice. They include lectures, group activities, presentations and private independent study. Assessment methods comprise written essays, portfolios, projects, individual and group presentations and reports.

Careers & Progression

For those employed in early years settings, the Foundation Degree will support career progression as a senior practitioner. The Foundation Degree does not provide a licence to practice but will provide a base for students wanting to progress into careers such as nursery or primary teaching, social care, working in Children’s Centres, youth services and special schools as teaching assistants, family support workers and childminders.

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Or call us on 01282 733373