Openshaw Campus
Part Time
1 year
September 2021
Awarding Partner:
Sheffield Hallam University
You will be taught by a team of fully experienced teacher educators with a wealth of knowledge from the childcare sector. All staff have or are working towards higher level Master’s and Doctorate qualifications in Education. Our staff maintain strong links with Sheffield Hallam University and regularly update their knowledge and skills with the university and within the industry of education.
Academic requirements:
• Foundation degree, HND or equivalent qualification in the vocational or academic specialist area in which you wish to pursue your career with appropriate work experience

• GCSE English Language and Mathematics A* to C, (or 9 to 4 where numeric grades are being awarded)

• The course is particularly suitable if you have work experience and/or qualifications in industry, including early education, STL level 3 or HLTA level 4 and many other vocational areas
We understand that not all applicants may have these and encourage you to contact us to discuss further options available.

Year 1: Growing up in a Digital Age (20 credits)

Year 1: Historical and International Perspectives (20 credits)

Year 1: Professional Reflective Practice (20 credits)

Year 1: Social Policy (20 credits)

Level 6

75% Coursework
25% Practical
To download the Tuition Fees information for 2020-21 please visit: https://ucenmcr.tmc.ac.uk/study/fees-and-finance/he
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All of the books required for the course are available either from the library or as e-books. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. You may also need to print assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop and up to £50 each year for books and printing

If undertaking work experience (which may be paid or unpaid) you may also need to factor in travel costs to your place of work.

You will be required to have an enhanced DBS check for this course to ensure you meet both our and industry safeguarding requirements. Please note there will be an additional cost to your course fees to cover Disclosure and Baring Service (DBS) checks. Please see the GOV.UK website for DBS costs.

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All students are subject to UCEN Manchester’s Terms and Conditions from the date they accept an offer to study here, full details of which can be found here. The UCEN Manchester Admissions Policy and Procedure can be found here.

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