Foundation Degree in Early Childhood

Apply From: 20th of February 2019
Application Deadline: 31st of December 2019
Start Date: Ongoing

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.
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