Undergraduate Pathway – Foundation Degree in Childhood Studies
A Distance Learning route through the University of Winchester (developed with the ISA). Teacher training began at the University of Winchester in 1840 and the University is recognised by Ofsted as a provider of ‘Outstanding’ Initial Teacher Training in England. This is a two- year, work-based degree suitable for Early Years practitioners and Teaching Assistants who are working with children up to the age of 11 years. To view the leaflet, please click here.
How is it delivered?
Delivery of the programme is principally via a weekly on-line seminar held on the same day every week 4-6pm with additional on-line activities and reading completed when convenient. Individual tutorial support is also available.
What qualifications do I need?
As well as working with children up to 11 years, students are required to hold a relevant Level 3 qualification in Childcare, Playwork or Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools and GCSE English and Maths A-C or 9-4.
How do I apply?
Costs for 2017/18 entry are £4000 per year (£8000 for the 2 years). Full-time UK and EU undergraduate students are eligible to apply for a Tuition Fee Loan to cover all or part of their fees. Application is via UCAS (Code XX30).
What can I do next?
Students can progress to the one-year BA (Hons) Childhood Studies programme on completion.
For more information contact Ann Gorecki, Route Leader for the Foundation Degree Childhood Studies (Distance Learning):
Tel. 01962 827218
Or visit the University of Winchester website: http://www.winchester.ac.uk/Studyhere/Pages/foundation-degree-in-childhood-studies-distance-learning.aspx