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Foundation Degree in Early Childhood

Foundation Degree in Early Childhood 

This course is ideal for those with related experience and those working regularly with children from birth to 7 years. The Foundation Degree is aimed at those who wish to combine study with work commitments. It provides an opportunity to develop a range of professional, academic and key skills, which will be of value in early years settings.

This course is taught on a flexible Part-Time basis and is recognised pathway towards certificated professional status. Awarded by The University of Warwick. Please note that £4620 is the cost for both year 1 and year 2. Year 3 will cost £1540 per 30 Credit Module.


  • Contemporary perspectives in Early Childhood
  • Foundations for learning Learning and Development from Birth
  • Safety and Risk in Learning Spaces
  • Researching Early Childhood
  • Policy into Practice
  • Special Educational needs
  • Leadership and Management
  • Assessing and Learning.


  • NVQ Level 3 or prior academic/vocational study and experience is an advantage
  • GCSE grade C in English and maths is an advantage


Once you complete the foundation course, you have the option to top-up to a BA (Hons) which is taught at the University of Warwick.
0330 058 3000


Foundation Degree in Early Childhood

North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College
East Midlands
West Midlands
Level 6, Level 6, Level 6, College Higher Education, Alternative Courses/Degrees

Published on 2 Jun 2020