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Early Years Education and Care: Early Years Practitioner Status BA (Hons)

UK

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What will I learn?

This course can be studied in our Swansea SA1 campus or our Carmarthen campus, depending on which location the student prefers.Early Years Education and Care: Early Years Practitioner Status (2 Years) is designed for those already working in the childcare and education sector, and allows them to study flexibly around their work commitments. It is an innovative condensed full time two year degree programme which is included in the Social Care Wales’ list of required qualifications to work within the early years and childcare sector in Wales. Students who successfully complete this programme will graduate with a degree as well as a licence to practice within a range of early years settings. Lectures are delivered in evenings and occasional Saturdays in order to enable students to carry on working while completing their degree. Linked to the practical aspect of the programme, students will develop their understanding of the practice and theory of early years education and care giving them a full and rounded understanding of the subject.The programme has been developed to provide opportunities for learning about all aspects of young children’s education and care. The programme gives opportunities to link practical activities and experiences in the work environment to theories relating to children’s education and care. Learning takes place through group discussions, workshops, study visits as well as lectures in order to develop a knowledge and understanding of a range of relevant topics. There is an emphasis on hands-on learning in order to support understanding of the links between theory and practice within the early years.There are also optional residential visits to other parts of the UK and abroad.

Which department am I in?

Childhood, Youth and Education Studies

Study options

Full Time (2 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,500.00 (US$ 16,285) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

25 September 2023

Venue

SA1 Waterfront Campus, Swansea

UWTSD,

Kings Road,

Swansea,

SA1 8AL, Wales

Full Time (2 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,500.00 (US$ 16,285) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

25 September 2023

Venue

Carmarthen Campus

College Road,

Carmarthen,

Carmarthenshire,

SA31 3EP, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have SAT Reasoning Tests (formerly SAT 1) – 550 in all three parts plus 550 in any SAT Subject tests (formerly SAT 2) AND Advanced Placement Tests (AP) grades 3 or above in 2 / 3 subjects.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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