Kingston University London

Course Introduction

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

– You can learn as you earn. The course combines a minimum of 16 hours workplace learning with part-time study at a local college and selected sessions at Kingston University.

– Rather than written exams, you’ll be assessed by a variety of assignments.

– On successful completion, you’ll have gained 240 credits, enabling you to progress to a work-based learning BA (Hons) top-up programme within the same sector.

**About this course**

This Sector-Endorsed Foundation Degree in Early Years (SEFDEY) approved course is ideal if you aspire to leadership and management roles.

You’ll build leadership skills through a combination of academic study and work-based learning.

You’ll study a broad range of knowledge, skills and strategies in relevant aspects of education, health and social care, and have the opportunity to draw on your practical experience.

Course Modules

Foundation Year 1 Core:

Personal and Professional Development through Reflective Practice,

Child Development, Observation and Assessment,

Child Protection and Ethical Practices of Working with Children.

Foundation Year 1 Optional:

Leadership and Management of Identity.

Foundation Year 2 Core:

Historical and International Perspectives of Early Years Education,

Special Project.

Foundation Year 2 Optional:

Leadership and Management of the Early Years Setting,

Leadership and Management of Organisations.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Full Time
Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA £9,250 Home Fees
2 years
Full Time
Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA £9,250 European Fees