Early Years FdA

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course info

UCAS CODE U8H7
- Develop your knowledge and understanding of theory and research which underpins effective practice within the early years.- Learn about current effective practice with babies, toddlers and young children.- Study alongside your work, allowing you to apply what you learn directly to your career.This sector-endorsed course combines theoretical lectures with hands-on work, allowing you to gain a foundation degree while working in practice.**How you learn**The foundation degree is a full-time ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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101st / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
67th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
37th

Start date and duration

Start date
19-SEP-22
Full Time
2 Years

Childhood and Youth Studies

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Education

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Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

Childhood and Youth Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
37%
Sociology
35%
English Language
23%
English Literature
16%
General Studies
16%

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Sheffield Hallam University
CUG ranking
67th
Student rating
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Sheffield Hallam University is one of the largest universities in the UK. It is spread over two campuses across the city of Sheffield, a popular student city. Sheffield is home to a student population of over 60,000. There’s lots to enjoy when not studying, from independent shops to vibrant nightlife. The Peak District National Park can be reached by bus in just 20 minutes and other city centres across the UK are accessible by train. The university teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses that span a large variety of subject areas. It has one of the oldest art and design institutions in the country and is one of the largest providers for courses in health and social care and teacher training. Courses at Sheffield Hallam have a focus on applied learning and come with a guarantee of work experience.

Where you'll study

Sheffield Hallam University

City Campus Howard Street Sheffield
S1 1WB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Sheffield  0.1 miles away

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