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Children & Early Years

Foundation Degree in Early Years (Part-time)


This programme has been designed alongside the University of Hertfordshire and Consortium colleges to enable students to progress onto the University's BA (hons) Degree in Early Childhood Education Studies. Written in consultation with industry employers, the course covers the valuable skills required for future success in a variety of settings, focussing on progression within early years and primary education.

Many students progress onto and achieve their BA Honours Degree, allowing them to apply for a PGCE or Graduate Teacher Status. Please familiarise yourself with the full entry criteria for your intended area of progression prior to starting this course.

Please be aware, for 20/21 intake we will only be offering the part-time route - Fees are listed as per year.

Our Foundation degree programmes are run in partnership with, and validated by, the University of Hertfordshire. The official university code for this course is HEN.

To apply for this course through the University of Hertfordshire website, click here

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"After finishing at WHC, I achieved a first class degree in Early Childhood and Special Education. I am now working for Norwood in comms and environmental control as an Assistive Technology Officer!"

Alysia Martindale, FD Early Years Graduate