Please note: this degree programme will begin in September 2022. Therefore we are not taking applications for 2021 entry at this time.
Study at St Mary's University one day a week whilst continuing your work with children and young people for at least half of the week (in either a paid or voluntary capacity).
- St Mary’s graded ‘outstanding’ in all areas of teacher training (Ofsted 2019).
- The route allows you to utilise your experiences of working with both children and experienced teachers.
- Completion of the programme allows you to move on to a course leading to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
- Each module is delivered by specialists with a background in the primary classroom.
Why study Early Years Education (Work-Based Route)?
This is a one-year enhancement degree following the Early Years Education foundation programme.
The BA Early Years Education attracts teaching assistants and others working in the primary sectors who wish to extend their foundation degree to achieve an undergraduate degree.
The route allows you to utilise your experiences of working with both children and experienced teachers.
Why St Mary's?
You will have access to our resources outside of normal teaching hours, including the Library and Learning Technology services.
Successful completion allows you to apply for a route into teaching to gain QTS, such as a Primary PGCE.