Entry requirements

A commitment to, and understanding of, early years education; a first or second class Honours degree from a UK university; GCSE grade C (or equivalent qualification) in combined Science / Physics / Chemistry / Biology and two additional National Curriculum subjects; GCSEs at grade C (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics. You will be required to meet the Department for Children, Schools and Families standards for physical and mental fitness to teach and clearance to work with children. QTS Skills Tests will form part of the entry requirements.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme will equip you with the skills, understanding and experience to become a leader of learning in a wide variety of Early Years settings, including primary schools, nursery settings and children's centres.

You will be trained across the Early Years Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1, combining on-campus study with high quality training in schools, ensuring you gain the experience to be an outstanding teacher of children aged 3-7.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Information, Advice and Guidance Team
+44 (0)1695 657000