Early Years Care & Education

TUS - Athlone Campus


Course Name Early Years Care & Education
Course Provider TUS - Athlone Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code 98608 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Athlone
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment How to Apply:
Applications are made online between 1 February and 1 June. Contact admissions@ait.ie for details.

*External students can transfer to add-on programmes provided that their previous qualifications meet AIT's entry requirements.
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 1 year add-on.

Additional information
This programme is also available on a part-time basis.
Entry Requirements Minimum entry requirements:
Bachelor of Arts in Early Years Care and Education level 7 or an equivalent Level 7 qualification.
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Course Content

Expand+What is this course about?
Modules on this one-year, add-on degree provide in-depth opportunities to study policy and practice-based learning, preparing students to work with children, families and outside agencies. Field trips, workshops and a...

Subjects Taught What will I study?
Policy and Practice in the Early Years, Responding to Children with Additional Needs, Recreational and Creative Play, Leadership in the Early Years Setting, Research Project, Running Your Own Early Years Business.
Comment Additional information
This programme is also available on a part-time basis.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What can I do after the course?
The ECEC sector in Ireland can look forward to an exciting, dynamic and challenging future. It requires well-informed leaders who are competent and confident in terms of education, regulation, policy, advocacy etc...

Further Enquiries Contact Details
Oliver Hegarty
Head of Department of Social Sciences
Tel: +353 (0)90 6442530
Email: Oliver.Hegarty@tus.ie
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