A practical early years course with a work placement twice a week, as well as visits to forest schools/outdoor learning centres and the opportunity to graduate with Early Years Teacher Status. This early years degree will give you an understanding of the core values of the early years workforce. You will study cognition, health and wellbeing, review practice and policy, and learn the importance of encouraging a child's development in partnership with their family. Our specialist facilities include a simulated early years nursery, so academic lessons are practical and realistic. You will be on placement twice a week in an early years setting and have the option to graduate with Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS). What you should know about this course:
- 91% overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2021)
- If you are looking for a practical degree, our early years degree includes twice-weekly work placements working directly with children.
- Our specialist facilities simulate an early years nursery for practical academic lessons that will prepare you for employment.
- The course provides the opportunity to graduate with a BA and Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS).
- It is taught at the university's iconic Greenwich Campus.
All degree courses are made of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures. Module content, and how each is module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
Students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. You can view more information about how each module on this course is assessed within our 'What you will study' section. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
We accept A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, International Baccalaureate (IB), Access to HE courses, or equivalent level 3 qualifications.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Additional entry requirements: • Complete a suitability declaration, an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check, and an occupational health check.
English language requirements
For more information about our English Language requirements, please click on the following link:
The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
University of Greenwich
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Course contact detailsVisit our course page
020 8331 9000