• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Tutors and
    Support

Course Overview

You will study modules that will help you to develop your knowledge, skills and understanding and implement this in a work context. Throughout the 3 year course you will spend 2 days a week in a placement in an Early Years setting, primary school or in a community based placement where you will be mentored by an experienced member of the staff team. This will enable you to develop your skills as a practitioner and apply your knowledge to practice.

Level
Level 4 Level 5 Level 6
Duration
3 years full-time
Awarding Body
University of Hull
Department
Department of Early Years
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

YEAR ONE (LEVEL 4)

  • Children Family and Society
  • The Educational Continuum
  • Observation and Assessment
  • Safeguarding
  • Research and Foundational Theories of Child Development and Learning

YEAR TWO (LEVEL 5)

  • SEND
  • Effective Pedagogy
  • Employability
  • Multiagency Working
  • Research and Contemporary Theories of Child Development and Learning

YEAR THREE (LEVEL 6)

  • The Reflective Practitioner
  • Language, Learning and Literacy
  • Innovation and Change in Early Years Settings
  • Current Issues and Contemporary Debates
  • Dissertation

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

One of the following:

  • 80 UCAS Tariff Points- from at least 2 GCE A Levels or BTEC National qualifications
  • Access to HE Diploma in a related programme with at least 45 credits at Level 3
  • Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)
  • We welcome applications from people of any age who might not meet the standard entry criteria, but we would expect to see evidence of continuing academic and/or professional development and a capacity to pursue the course successfully.

If your application is successful, you may be invited to attend an interview to discuss your ability and suitability for the course.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Kat Lakes

Kat Lakes

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Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

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This course prepares you to enter the teaching profession in one of the local primary schools as part of a school based teacher training programme.

Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT)

This course prepares you to train to become an Early Years teacher working with children 0-5 years as part of a teacher training programme.

Best Practice deliver the programme, please visit website for further information.

Student Work

Students on our programmes produce a wide and varied range of work. You can view some of this using the links below:

Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme

We're proud to be able to offer Dual Career Accreditation via the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. This is a Sport England funded partnership between athletes, education institutions, and national governing bodies of sport.

The Scheme helps athletes in education – aged 16-plus – to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers without having to choose between the two.

Click here to find out more about TASS

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Apply or Enquire

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Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

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0800 358 74 74
he@don.ac.uk

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

One of the following:

  • 80 UCAS Tariff Points- from at least 2 GCE A Levels or BTEC National qualifications
  • Access to HE Diploma in a related programme with at least 45 credits at Level 3
  • Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)
  • We welcome applications from people of any age who might not meet the standard entry criteria, but we would expect to see evidence of continuing academic and/or professional development and a capacity to pursue the course successfully.

If your application is successful, you may be invited to attend an interview to discuss your ability and suitability for the course.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course full-time, you need to do so via Ucas. To apply for it part-time, you need to fill in an application form.

Ucas Code:

Provider Name: DN Colleges Group

Institution Code: N64

Campus Code: D

Click here for Application Information