University of Roehampton

Course Introduction

' Highly qualified, research'active tutors who are experts in their fields. ' A very supportive learning community with high levels of student satisfaction. ' Access to our renowned Froebel Archive for Childhood Studies, containing rare books, toys and photographs.

Course Modules

Year 1: cultural influences; introduction to early childhood; babies and toddlers 1; studying young children; critical reading in early childhood studies; Froebelian legacy and principles for contemporary inclusive practice; individual study 1; individual study 2. Year 2: play, representation and creativity; research proposal; historical perspectives on early childhood; children and families; communication, language and literacy; environments for living and learning; self and others; children's well'being (health and safeguarding); special needs in early years care and education; curriculum principles and practice; early childhood placement. Year 3: professionalism and advocacy; report; thinking and understanding; leadership and teamwork; social policy in early childhood services; babies and toddlers 2; parents, professionals and the balance of power; children's social world.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £12,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 - 7 years
Part Time
BA (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • Tariff 112
  • Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 112
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC National Diploma MMD
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMD
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma D*D*
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Higher
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • OCR Certificate for IT Professionals
  • OCR Certificate/Diploma for iMedia Professionals
  • OCR L3 Certificate for Young Enterprise
  • OCR L3 Certificate in Mathematics for Engineers
  • OCR L3 Quals in ICT Systems and Principles
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) M2
  • OCR Diploma for IT Professionals
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Certificate
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Specialist Diploma
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate
  • Course specific

Key Course Information

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89% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 86%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 91%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 92%

£18,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

86% Go on to work and/or study

In work 66
Studying 15
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 10
Unknown 4

24% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 3%

Total Coursework: 86%

Total Practical: 11%

£905 - £905
Typical cost of university accommodation

£1,030 - £1,236
Typical cost of private accommodation