University of Chester
Early Years Practice and Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS)
All applicants: 360 CAT credits; evidence of experience of working with children (paid or voluntary); an Honours degree in a related subject, e.g. early childhood studies, early years, bed, education studies, childhood and youth studies, at 2.2 or above; applicants with an unrelated Honours degree or postgraduate award will also be considered, if they can demonstrate their interest and/or commitment to working and/or researching in the early years sector; all EYTS applicants will be interviewed. 2 separate application forms are required: one for EYTS and one for the Postgraduate Certificate in EYP. Additionally, for EYTS: GCSE English, maths and science at grade C or above at the time of application; Enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is required; a professional reference that comments on your academic aptitude for Masters-level study, your work ethic and your experience with children; after applying for EYTS, applicants will be required to pass the Professional Skills Tests for ITT before attending for an interview.
Modules include: Pedagogy and curriculum in the early years: developing professional practice; the developing child 0-5 years; the critically reflective practitioner; students must complete a minimum of 120 days of assessed setting-based learning.
Assessment methods include portfolios; and a case study critical analysis.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Part-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Riverside Campus||Chester||CH1 1SF||North West|