Foundation Degree (FdA) Leadership and Management (Sector Endorsed)

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Validated by and and delivered on behalf of Kingston University, this qualification builds on a student's previous Level 3 qualification, competences, knowledge and understanding of the Childcare and Educational field. The Foundation Degree in Leadership and Management in Early Years will enable practitioners to take responsibility for leading and managing the play, care and learning environment in an Early Years setting. They will be able to supervise staff who are responsible for co-ordinating and managing various aspects of Early Years, undertaking a management role within their setting. It provides the first two years of an Ordinary or Honours Degree in Early Years.  At the end of the course you will be awarded 240 credits.

We actively support students with additional learning needs, for example dyslexia.

 

Course Content

The award requires the accumulation of 240 credits, 120 for each year of study. 

Modules studied include: 

Year 1

  • Personal and professional development through reflective practice
  • Child development, observation and assessment
  • Child protection and ethical practices of working with children
  • Leardership and Management of Identity

 Year 2

  • Leadership and Management of the Early Years Setting
  • Leadership and Management of the Organisation
  • Special project
  • Historical perspectives.

 

Entry Requirements

Applicants must hold a Level 3 qualification in Childcare or equivalent. You will need at least two years' experience and currently be employed in a managerial capacity in an Early Years setting for no less than 16 hours a week.

Applications from International students with equivalent qualifications and IELTS 5.5 are welcome.

Duration and Delivery

Modules will be studied over two years, with attendance at College for half a day a week.

Next course start date: September 2018.

Progression

On successful completion of this course, students may progress onto a "top up" year of a BA (Hons) Degree course at Kingston University or another H E provider.  Upon achieving a B A Hons Degree could progress to acquiring Early Years Teacher status or Graduate Teacher status or undertake an M A.
 

Additional Infromation

 

2018-2019 Tuition fees: £5170 for the first year and the subsequent year is subject to confirmation and may change.
Fees Information for International students may be found on the Kingston University web page.
Fees quoted do not include consumables or awarding body fees. 

Application is through UCAS and will be accepted until the end of August.

UCAS Code: XN12 

Institution Code: K84

 

Campus: Kingston College, Kingston Hall Road

 

To receive additional course information, advice and guidance as well as details regarding the application process, please contact Jo Dallal on 020 8268 2738 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

 

See what current students think about the course here. 

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Kingston Hall Road
 
PLEASE IGNORE ANY CUT-OFF DATES THAT YOU SEE ON UCAS.  We recruit up to the end of August.

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