You'll critically investigate and evaluate the theories, knowledge, policies and legislation that underpin current best practice. You'll study a range of topics relevant to child development, such as play and early learning, inclusivity and diversity, and communication and language. You'll also learn how to create an enabling environment for young children, as well as how to develop children's social and emotional resilience.
Studying alongside fellow professionals, you'll reflect on your practical experience by looking at what you know and do well, as well as how you can improve your knowledge to be more effective. You'll graduate with a highly regarded qualification that will improve your work performance and your career opportunities.
You can complete this degree in two years by attending University one afternoon/evening per week, alongside existing work commitments.
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Graduates can progress to further study at Leeds Trinity on to the "top-up" BA (Hons) Professional Practice "top-up" - this third year of study leads to a full BA (Hons) degree.
Many students benefit within their existing work places from their academic achievements, seeking more specialist roles with children and young people or expanding into new areas of practice.
After completing the foundation degree and the top up level 6 year, many students continue to the MA Family Support or Teacher Training.