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Foundation Degree Learning and Development from Early Years to Adolescence (0-19)

Somerset Centre for Integrated Learning (SCIL) offers Foundation Degrees in partnership with the University of Worcester.


Our two year Foundation Degree is designed for those who wish to gain a higher level qualification in working with children and young people from the ages 0-19 years.
This is an exciting opportunity for you to gain an academic practice based qualification if you are working in the children and young people’s workforce.


This Foundation Degree is ideal for those working in Children's Social Care, the getset services, early years, play work, youth work, Youth Offending Team, a Pupil Referral Unit or as a childminder. The degree is delivered one day a week either during the day or a twilight session during term time.

During the first year you will cover the following modules:
  • Introduction to study skills
  • Reflective journal
  • Safeguarding and well-being of children and young people 0 - 19
  • Introduction to the development of children and young people
  • Enabling environments: characteristics of effective learning
  • Practice based enquiry.

The second year will cover:
  • Being a reflective thinker and learner
  • Supporting the social and emotional development and learning of children and young people (0 to 19 years) (double module)
  • Exploring quality provision
  • Enabling Environments 0 to 19: Meeting individual needs
  • Promoting Positive Learning Behaviours
  • Practice based enquiry (double module).

Entry requirements:

32 UCAS Tariff points. These points are the new UCAS tariff, which will be used for courses starting from Septmber 2017. See our new UCAS tariff page for more information:

Mature students (over 21 years if you do not have formal qualifications a non-standard entry route is available).

Under 21 years Passes A-C in four GCSE subjects plus one A level at grade C or equivalent points (e.g. 2 AS levels at grade D).

Applicants must have current experience of working in an education setting. A Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for this course.

All successful applications will be invited to attend a selection day prior to the start of the course. This gives you an opportunity to meet tutors, other students and find out more information about the course. You will be asked to prepare a short piece of writing prior to the session and you will be required to participate in a group discussion.

Booking Information

To apply:
Visit UCAS -
UCAS course code: L530
Institution code: W80
Campus code: G

You may eligible for a student loan to help pay the cost of your tuition fees, the standard tuition fee for students registering in the academic year 2019/20 is £9,250.00 per year.

Please see attachments for FAQ's and finance information


Ideal for those working or volunteering in; children’s social care, the getset services, early years, play work, youth work, a youth offending team, a pupil referral unit, or as a childminder.

02 Sep 2019 09:00 - 09:00

Somerset Centre for Integrated Learning (SCIL).
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Date and Time

02 Sep 2019 09:00 - 09:00


Somerset Centre for Integrated Learning (SCIL) (SCIL / 1), Cheddon Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7QP


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