Taught course

Early Years (Birth to 5) (with EYTS)

University of Bedfordshire · Faculty of Education and Sport

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Entry requirements

Applicants should:

  • have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent
  • have English GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • have Maths GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • have Science GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
  • have school-based experience
  • have experience within an Early Years/Key Stage 1 setting for a minimum of two weeks
  • pass professional skills tests in English and Mathematics.

Months of entry


Course content

Develop a variety of teaching approaches to become an outstanding teacher of children in Early Years.

Partnerships with local schools and early years settings give you opportunities to put theory into practice on two contrasting placements, supported by experienced mentors and University staff as you develop the knowledge and skills to meet the national requirements for Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS).

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

See UK/EU Postgraduate students for full information on fees and funding.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCE
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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