You'll be taught on our beautiful and historic campus located in Twickenham, London.
The course is taught using a range of teaching methods including presentations, discussions, small group work, observations and practical work-based activities.
You are expected to bring your own work experiences into the discussions and to relate this to the academic theories to which you will be introduced.
A virtual learning environment will support you throughout the course with an appropriate range of resources. Tutorials will be used throughout the programme to support your learning experience.
Class sizes are no more than 36 students per group.
Learning on the course is made up through a combination of:
- Contact time: 10%
- Guided learning: 74%
- Independent study: 16%
Independent study is a key feature of your degree and is crucial to furthering your knowledge.
You will receive your timetable a week before teaching is due to start at the latest.
All assignments are designed to develop your knowledge, understanding and use of transferrable skills in teaching children, linking the theory with the practical.
A range of assessment methods are used through the early years degree. These may include both group and individual presentations, practical visual presentations (posters, leaflets, 3D display, use of green screen) essays, case studies and portfolios.
We adhere to the university’s policy of providing feedback on assessments within three weeks.
See how your final degree mark is calculated...
Please refer to the information on compensated passes throughout your degree as outlined in the academic regulations.