About Foundation Degree Early Childhood Studies in Stranmillis University College
The Foundation degree in Early Childhood Studies is designed to provide you with specialist knowledge and understanding of working with 0-8 year olds, the Early Childhood Studies Foundation Degree focuses on the key theories, concepts and application of working practices and skills required to work with this age group in a variety of Early Years settings. A varied programme of professional placements complement and support your classroom learning.
Successful completion of the Foundation Degree at a required level will allow you to apply to the BA (Hons) Degree in Early Childhood Studies at Stranmillis University College, creating a pathway in to Year 2 of this programme on a full or part-time basis.
An Early Childhood Studies degree provides the essential knowledge and experience for those working with young children in a variety of establishments including:
Early Years Organisations
Nursery and Primary Schools
Centres Associated With The Early Years Organisation
Toy and Book Libraries
Parent and Toddler Groups
Childcare And Family Centres
Grade C or above in English and Mathematics or equivalent approved qualifications (Level 2 Essential Skills in Communication is acceptable in lieu of a grade C in GCSE English Language, however Level 2 Application of Number cannot be substituted for GCSE Mathematics)