What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
We use UCAS points in our offer making and welcome a wide range of qualifications. Plus GCSE in Mathematics and English at Grade C or above
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 96 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers100%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
A degree from our Early Childhood Studies programme is ideal if you want to gain a graduate-level qualification that will enable you to work with young children. In addition to our ‘core’ Early Childhood Studies award, we offer two alternative pathways. Choose the award that includes Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS) and, upon graduation, you will be a teacher who is qualified to work with children from birth to five. Alternatively, the award that includes a pathway in Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND) provides a more detailed focus into that area. Combining theory with practice, each course has been developed to equip you for a wide variety of careers within the education sector.
Typical units include: Year 1 • Personal, Professional and Academic Development • The Learning Environment • Introduction to Young Children’s Development • Inclusion, Rights, Policy and Practice • History and Philosophy of Early Childhood Year 2 • Young Children’s Development: Advanced Perspectives • Planning the Learning Environment • Safeguarding and Child Protection • Professional Development: Reflecting on Practice Year 3 • The Reflective Practitioner • Leadership and Teams • Small Independent Research Study • Professional Development: Leading Practice
Staffordshire University puts students at the heart of everything it does, boasting impressive learning and social facilities across its campuses. Two brand new student spaces have just opened - one a 24-hour facility where students can relax, study or meet with friends. Our demographic has a diverse mix of students of all ages; in 2012 an entire family graduated here on the same day.
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What do the numbers say for
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What do students think about this subject here?
Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.
Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.
UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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What are graduates doing after six months?
Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?