Taught course

Education (Early Childhood)

University of Brighton · School of Education

Entry requirements

Degree and/or experience: A good honours degree or equivalent and you must be working in a relevant professional role. Evidence of an employment-based research project may be acceptable in place of an honours degree - each case will be considered on its merit. Applications will be welcomed from those with Early Years Professional Status (EYPS), Early Years Teacher Status and/or Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.5 overall and 6.0 in writing.

Months of entry


Course content

The University of Brighton is one of the UK's largest teacher training universities, rated ‘outstanding’ in our last Ofsted inspection.

This degree will benefit you if you are an early years professional and wish to further your development in the field, formalising your knowledge with a postgraduate qualification.

Studying with us, you will graduate with an in-depth and critical understanding of pedagogical theory and its application to learning and teaching in early years education.

Teaching and mentoring is delivered by a successful teaching team with an outstanding national reputation and comprehensive research profile that informs and advances course content.

The course is designed to fit around your existing work or voluntary commitments; the part-time course design ensures minimal disruption to your personal and professional life.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months


part time
36 months


part time
36 months

Course contact details

School of Education