Early Years (BA (Hons))

University of Greenwich the United Kingdom

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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 Years

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About Early Years at University of Greenwich

Investmentin a child's earliest years has a significant influence on their futuresuccess.

Whilestudying our early years degree, you will learn to be a visionary leader andagent for change under the expert tuition of our dedicated teaching staff. Youwill reflect on the common core values of the early years workforce, reviewpractice and policy and learn the importance of encouraging a child'sdevelopment in partnership with their family. This encompasses all physical,intellectual, social and emotional development as well as children's rights,equality and inclusion.

Anintegral part of the programme is a twice-weekly early years work placementwhich will help you form links with potential future employers for an early years career.

Forthose interested in social policy, there will be the opportunity to visitDenmark where you will learn about the inspiring Danish early yearsenvironment. You will also take trips to forest schools and outdoor learningcentres to discover alternative teaching methods.

Degree structure

Our degree is particularly unique in its focused approach in each year ofstudy:

In year one, you will concentrate on early development, from cognition tohealth and well-being.

In year two we explore the Early Years Foundation Stage.You will reflect and critique children's acquisition of maths, English andscience, designing resources to take into your work placements to strengthenpractice in these areas.

In yearthree, the focus moves towards leadership and management. Most of your lectureswill take place on just one day in order to fit in course-related workcommitments. Embedded in all courses are the graduate skills employers look for,with plenty of opportunities for you to develop your presentation delivery,group working and research skills.


Duringyour third year you will have the opportunity to graduate with not only a BAHons Early Years degree, but also Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS).

Study options for this course

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  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
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  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study6 years
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Notes about fees for this course

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Find out more about our fees and the support available to you at our:

  • Undergraduate finance pages
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Entry requirements for this course

Contact University of Greenwich to find course entry requirements.

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