Typically, this will involve reading journal articles and books, working on projects, undertaking research, and preparing for assessments including coursework, presentations and examinations. Your independent learning is supported by the facilities available including the library and Study Hub, Laptop hire, and with online materials in MyUniHub see student support section below.
Your overall workload will include the activities listed above, and with each credit being completed equating to 10 hours of study time You will complete credits per level of study, which are broken down into modules of typically 30 credits.
While your actual hours may depend on the optional module that you choose if available , the following information will give you an indication of how much time is allocated to teaching and independent study on your course;. Each module normally contains at least one piece of formative assessment from which you will receive feedback from your tutor.
This feedback will guide you on how to enhance and develop your academic skills. Formative assessments are developmental and grades you receive from formative assessment do not count towards your final marks. The assessment methods could include a range of coursework including essays, reports, presentations, debates, a small number of tests and exams and in your final year, your independent study project.
The grades from the summative assessments count towards your module mark. Assessments are reviewed annually and are updated based on student feedback, to reflect current changes, or based on feedback from an external examiner.
The balance of assessment will depend on the modules that you complete throughout your course. The approximate percentage of the course which is assessed by coursework is outlined below:. You will receive feedback on the formative assessment, and written summative assessments.
Feedback on examination performance can be requested from the module leader. Feedback is intended to help you learn and progress, and you are encouraged to review and discuss your feedback with your module or personal tutor. Middlesex University has a flexible and personalised approach to admissions and we accept applications from students with a wide range of qualifications and a combination of qualifications.
Applications from mature candidates without formal qualifications are welcomed, provided they can demonstrate appropriate levels of relevant ability and experience. If you have achieved a qualification such as a foundation degree or HND, or have gained credit at another university, you may be able to enter a Middlesex University course in year two or three. If you have relevant qualifications or work experience, academic credit may be awarded towards your Middlesex University programme of study.
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If you are a national of any other country you may need a visa to study in the UK. Please see our visas and immigration page for further information. You must have competence in English language to study with us.
This book critically engages the reader in issues that relate to young children and their lives from a multiprofessional perspective. “A celebration of the tremendous strides made towards the achievement of a multiprofessional early years workforce, and a challenge to those responsible for .
Visit our English language requirements page for a full list of accepted tests and qualifications. If you don't meet our minimum English language requirements, we offer an intensive pre-sessional English course. For help with your application, please view our undergraduate application page. For more information and to answer your frequently asked questions, please visit our undergraduate funding page.
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Early Childhood Studies can lead to a range of careers in early years education across management, administration and research within a wide range of educational settings, as well as training organisations, charities, parents' advisory-support groups, local authorities, health authorities, charities, housing associations and day nurseries. It is also the ideal foundation to becoming an early years teacher through completing a postgraduate qualification.
Our graduates find employment as teaching assistants, childhood development officers and children's centre managers as well as leadership and management roles. I always knew I wanted to work with children.
I've found that this course has provided me with a good background to ideas and practices that are taken from various disciplines such as psychology, history, law and management. The course also enabled me to take part in a nursery-based placement and I enjoyed every minute of it! I am eager to pursue a career as a primary school teacher. All the tutors are extremely supportive and have been helping me to pass the Skills test which is a requirement for the PGCE. The Early Childhood Studies course has made my desire to become a teacher even stronger and I've already been recommending Middlesex University to other people.
Section navigation. Apply now through Clearing Call us on Make a difference in young lives as you explore the needs of younger children in a course taught by experts. Full-time Part-time. This course is now available in Clearing. Why study early childhood studies with us Our course has been specifically designed to make young children the focus. Get the support you need We ensure every student has adequate support throughout their time with us. Find out more Sign up now to receive more information about studying at Middlesex University London.
Department Education. What our alumni say All the tutors are extremely supportive. Year 1 Infant Health and Well-being 30 credits — Compulsory This module aims to extend your knowledge and understanding of factors contributing to infant health and well-being. Teaching Overview. Work placements As part of your third year you are encouraged to carry out a short placement of a minimum of 30 hours, which will be credited towards your degree. Teaching You will be taught largely through a combination of Lectures and Seminars.
During your first year level 4 , your weekly timetable will typically consist of: 4 hours of lectures 6 hours of seminars 1 hour per month of one-to-one meetings 1 hour of group work 1 hour of support from a Student Learning Advisor Additional support as offered Independent Learning When not attending your teaching, sessions mentioned above, you will be expected to continue learning independently through self-study. Overall Workload Your overall workload will include the activities listed above, and with each credit being completed equating to 10 hours of study time You will complete credits per level of study, which are broken down into modules of typically 30 credits.
These services can be accessed through the UniHelp Desk in the Library building. Percentage of course assessed by coursework The balance of assessment will depend on the modules that you complete throughout your course. We will aim to provide you with feedback within 15 working days of submission.
click Details of progression and pass marks for assessment can be found in the university regulations. Life at Middlesex Support services. Qualifications 96 UCAS points Middlesex University has a flexible and personalised approach to admissions and we accept applications from students with a wide range of qualifications and a combination of qualifications.
Academic credit for previous study or experience If you have achieved a qualification such as a foundation degree or HND, or have gained credit at another university, you may be able to enter a Middlesex University course in year two or three. Interviews, entrance tests, portfolios and auditions Entry onto this course does not require an interview, portfolio or audition.
English language requirements for international students You must have competence in English language to study with us. Help with your application Undergraduate application. Course costs The following course-related costs are included in the fees: A free electronic textbook for every module All printing and copying required for your study Self-service laptops available for loan for a maximum of 24 hours Audio-visual equipment available for loan, including digital stills cameras, digital video recorders, digital audio recorders.
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