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Early Years Teaching (with recommendation for EYTS) PgCert
Early Years Teaching (with recommendation for EYTS) PgCert

Early Years Teaching (with recommendation for EYTS) PgCert

  • ID:LC440136
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£500.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£500.00
Estimated Total/program:
£22,500.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

  • Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent.

English requirement

  • IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element
  • GCSE or O Level English language grade C or above validated in the UK 
  • IGCSE English as a First Language Grade C and the following individual scores: Reading Grade E, Writing Grade E, Speaking and Listening: Speaking Grade D (0522) or 2 (0500), Listening Grade D (0522) or 2 (0500)
  • IGCSE English as a Second Language Grade C and the following individual scores: Reading and Writing: Reading Grade D, Writing Grade D, Oral (Speaking) Grade C (0511) or 2 (0510), Listening Grade A
  • Scottish Certificate of Education Standard Grade English, minimum grade C
  • Scottish Certificate of Education Higher Grade English, minimum grade D
  • Irish Leaving Certificate – Ordinary Level English, minimum grade C
  • Irish Leaving Certificate – Higher Level English, minimum grade D
  • West African Examinations Council School Certificate (WAEC SSCE): Minimum Grade C/6
  • TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17
  • Pearson PTE - Listening: 51, Reading: 51, Speaking: 51, Writing: 51

Other requirements

  • English GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • Maths GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • Science GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Already working (or work found before course starts) minimum one day a week with young children (volunteer or in paid employment) within an Early Years setting

You will take part in a rigorous selection process designed to assess your suitability to become a leader of Early Years practice. In addition to this, prior to entry, you should:

  • Be a graduate with at least 300 credits
  • Satisfy the university that they are suitable for teaching
  • Pass professional skills tests in English and Mathematics

Course Information

This course leads to a postgraduate qualification in teaching young children from birth to 5. It develops the skills and knowledge required to become an outstanding Early Years teacher and leader within a breadth of Early Years settings.

The course will give you a deep understanding of the complexity of early education, child development, and the developing child in the context of essential learning that takes place in babies and young children from birth to 5.

The course develops clear understanding of essential learning processes of babies and young children preparing them for their journey into lifelong learning. This will give you significant opportunities to develop your academic and professional interests into early years teaching and be accredited with Early Years Teacher Status.

On meeting the required professional standards you will be recommended to the Department for Education for the award of Early Years Teacher Status. This will qualify you to teach in a range of early years settings including children centres, pre-school, nursery, and schools (primarily Free Schools and Academies).

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