University of Plymouth

86 th
Young University Rankings 2018
401–500 th
World University Rankings 2018
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

Primary (Early Childhood Studies)

Set yourself up for a successful career in early years education, developing the professional skills you’ll need to teach in schools and other settings in this sector. Shaped by our own research expertise, this course supports you in the study of different forms of education for children from three to seven years old. Examine the development of children’s communication and relationships and gain an in-depth understanding and practical experience of how young children think, develop and learn. Launch your career through obtaining integrated Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), which means you can begin your teaching career immediately. Expand your horizons, enhance your practical experience and set yourself above the competition by taking the opportunity to teach and study abroad. * 96 per cent of students were in work/study six months after finishing and 96 per cent of those in employment six months after the course were in a professional/managerial job. 94 per cent of students agreed staff were good at explaining things (source: 2016 NSS and 2016 DLHE survey results available on Unistats*). * Launch your career – integrated Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) means you can begin your teaching career immediately. * Gain invaluable practical experience teaching in schools, equipping yourself with the professional skills you need to be a successful, confident primary school teacher. * Stand out from the crowd, your subject specialism will enable you to be a subject leader in schools. * Boost your employability – throughout the course you’ll be supported in preparing for interviews and entering the workplace. * Expand your horizons, enhance your practical experience and set yourself above the competition by taking the opportunity to teach and study abroad. * Benefit from studying a course rated 'Good' by Ofsted (2013/2014) and learning from an academic team who are leading the way in their subjects, carrying out research that turns heads worldwide. * Learn through interactive workshops and with no end-of-year/semester exams. * Take the opportunity to see how the theories relate to the real world through regular visits to a family with a young child.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Education (with Honours) - BEd (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250