Written assignments, case studies, exams, presentations and observations of practice
How do you study?
The course is part-time, one day a week over a calendar year. Applicants can apply for either the BA (Hons) or Postgraduate Diploma in Childcare Practice depending on their previous level of qualification.
Resources and facilities
Module One will be taught jointly by Nottingham Trent University and agency staff in the candidates' own agency premises. Modules Two - Six are taught by staff from the social work division at Nottingham Trent University.
Students have access to the full range of University facilities such as the £13 million library, Fitness Suite and Student Support Centre.
This is both an academic and a professional course. Students are expected to undertake assessed practice, which usually takes place in their own work-place.
The course has strong links with the statutory, voluntary and private sector. There is a strong emphasis on the integration of practice into the curriculum. All students will have a practice mentor assessor from their agency.