Why this course?
- Silver in the 2023 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for delivering high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students
- Achieve a level 6 Graduate Practitioner Competencies by completing an assessed work placement in your final year
- Access the Froebel Archive, containing rare books, toys and photos, collected over the past 200 years.
- A holistic view of babies, young children, their families and the communities they are part of, making links with past, present and future.
- The centrality of play and (outdoor) environments for wellbeing and learning.
- Inclusion and connectedness, and a commitment to social justice in the field of early childhood.
- A commitment to recognising and responding to the individual experiences and understandings of children.
- Continued development of understanding of professionalism and professional reflection and action, linking theory, research and practice.
- Developing knowledge, skills and confidence to act as an advocate for babies, young children, their families and communities.
- Understanding policy and practice, and learning to engage in critical inquiry and problem solving around key issues in the field.
- Graduate Practitioner Competencies - Students have the opportunity to gain the level 6 certificate through undertaking an assessed placement.
- Working as an education professional in primary and nursery care (teaching, administration or management)*
- A special needs professional in schools, children centres and the community.
- A children's charity undertaking policy and research, in community support, welfare or housing.
- An NGO or central or local government department.
Examples include: Babies and Toddlers, Froebelian Perspectives: Play and Outdoor Learning, Being a Professional in Early Childhood: Inclusive Practice, Contemporary Issues, Researching Social and Cultural Issues, Studying Young Children; Building Relationships. Placement.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Please see https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/applying/undergraduate-entry-requirements/
Additional entry requirements
Some modules on this programme require an enhanced DBS check to be completed through the University as they involve placements with children.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||with a minimum of 5.5 in each band|
|TOEFL (iBT)||80||with the following minimum scores: Reading: 18 Writing: 17 Listening: 17 Speaking: 20|
|PTE Academic||59||with no less than 59 in any band|
|Cambridge English Advanced||C||grade C in tests prior to 2015 with no less than 'weak' in any band|
We may accept other high school English qualifications if you are applying for an undergraduate degree. Please contact us at [email protected] to clarify.
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|