Coaching and Mentoring at University of Roehampton - UCAS

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Course summary

Why this course?

  • Silver in the 2023 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for delivering the high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students
  • Roehampton is internationally renowned for its research into early years education and its Froebelian ethos.
  • Top ten in the UK for postgraduate student satisfaction (PTES 2022, 2023)
  • The 2023 Complete University Guide ranks Roehampton 2nd in London for research quality in education
  • Jointly recognised as the best modern university in the country, and the best modern university in London for research excellence. (REF 2021). 77% of our research is ranked ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (REF 2021)
  • This programme is supported by the Froebel Archive for Childhood Studies and attracting PG students from around the world
About this course: A programme of study founded on a commitment to babies and young children as people with agency and unique capacities, and to their overall wellbeing from the prenatal period. Topics covered include:
  • Play, Thinking and Communication
  • Social and Educational Research
  • Early Childhood Pedagogy and Practice
  • Exploring the Froebelian Legacy in Early Childhood Practice
  • Professionalism, Leadership and Advocacy
  • Emotion and the Roots of Wellbeing
  • Current Perspectives on Child Development
  • Representing Childhoods
  • Developing a Language-aware Pedagogy for Multilingual Learners
Skills: Our priority is ensuring that you graduate with a professional skillset. This incorporates;
  • Strengthening your awareness and understanding of the influence of social, cultural and political contexts on young children's lives and explore how you take account of them into action.
  • Learning advocacy skills for the well-being of young children and their families and develop effective leadership and collaboration techniques across disciplines in the field of early childhood.
  • There is a deep commitment to working in partnership with families and communities and to the development of students’ professionalism, advocacy and leadership.
Career Opportunities Graduates of MA Early Childhood Studies will be prepared for careers in professional practice and leadership in:
  • Early childhood
  • Education
  • Health and social welfare
  • Policy making
  • Administration of early childhood services
  • Research and developing the early years workforce in further and higher education.

Entry requirements

Candidates must have at least 2 years’ experience in an education setting. Candidates must have either QTS/QTLS/EYPS or EYTS. All candidates must be in a position to engage in practical coaching and/or mentoring during the summer term of the course. Should your employment position change before or during the course the University is not in a position to secure placements for you to undertake the practical coaching/mentoring. Candidates must include a written statement in the application in which they state what their job title will be on entering the course and what they hope to achieve from the course. Students must be in a position to secure a mentoring or coaching role during the course of the year

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £2625 Whole course
Northern Ireland £2625 Whole course
Scotland £2625 Whole course
Wales £2625 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fees quoted for 2024
Coaching and Mentoring at University of Roehampton - UCAS