Kingston University London

Course Introduction

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

– More than 99 per cent of students from this course are in employment or further study six months after graduating (DHLE 2016/17).

– You can learn while you earn, combining a minimum of 16 hours’ workplace learning with part-time study at a local college. Once you complete the course you’ll have 240 academic credits.

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

**About this course**

This Sector-Endorsed Foundation Degree in Early Years (SEFDEY) approved course combines academic study with work-based learning.

It is run in collaboration with partner colleges across London and Surrey.

The course covers a wide range of critical and contemporary issues in the field of education and other related sectors. It explores international perspectives, child protection, communication theories and multi-professional practice. You’ll examine theoretical and practice-based knowledge to support approaches to working with children from birth to five years of age.

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:

Inclusive Education and Interprofessional Perspectives.

Foundation Year 2 Core:

Historical and International Perspectives of Early Years Education.

Special Project.

Foundation Year 2 Optional:

Early Years Pedagogy and Practice.

Effective Communication Skills.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Full Time
Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA Other Fees