On successful completion of this course, you will achieve Early Years Teacher Status and will be fully equipped to pursue a worthwhile career in the private, voluntary and independent sectors. The timing could not be better: opportunities for well-trained, confident professionals are set to expand under the Government’s plans for improving quality in early education: see ‘More great childcare’ (January 2013).
You could progress your career in nurseries, pre-schools, children’s centres, academies or independent schools. You could also consider roles where you support health visitors in the community or act as an early years instructor in the maintained sector.
We are dedicated to improving your employability skills at every stage of your studies and Ofsted congratulated us on the high employment rates of our students. Many EYTS graduates go on to secure positions with the organisations where they undertook their placements, while those who follow our employment-based pathway are regularly promoted to more senior roles with greater responsibilities.
If you choose to undertake the full programme, you will undertake the following modules at masters level:
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website. programme website.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
Each route entitles you to a grant which covers the course fees in their entirety. This grant will be paid directly to the University of Derby.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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