University of Chichester
Early Years Professional Practice
This course offers a flexible and responsive approach to meeting the continuing profesional development (CPD) requirements of employers and practitioners. It addresses current agendas for flexible, practice focused and work based post-qualifying training. The structure allows students to receive academic recognition for existing knowledge and skills, work-based learning, or modules taken at other institutions.
A good Honours degree in a related area. It is recognised that some applicants may not meet these standard academic requirements, but may still be desirable course members with other appropriate and equivalent skills and knowledge. In such cases the applicant may apply for accreditation of prior learning (APL) or accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL).
Phase 1 (PgCert) modules: child development; leadership and pedagogy; legal and policy framework. Phase 2 (PgDip) modules: advanced critical analysis and decision making; how to conduct research. Phase 2 (PgDip) optional modules: advanced practice in working with risk; mentoring; developing resilience; critical review of practice theory; portfolio of academic and professional learning development. Phase 3 (MA): dissertation.
Assessment is based on the completion of a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bishop Otter Campus||Chichester||PO19 6PE||South East|