What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers94%
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£9,000
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
â?¢ Highly qualified, research-active tutors who are experts in their fields. â?¢ A very supportive learning community with high levels of student satisfaction. â?¢ Access to our renowned Froebel Archive for Childhood Studies, containing rare books, toys and photographs. â?¢ The opportunity to work in a wide range of different educational settings, such as schools, nurseries, museums and charities â?¢ Roehampton is ranked best modern university in London (Complete University Guide 2016, the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016 and the Guardian University Guide 2016)
Early Childhood Studies 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; childrenâ??s social world. Education Year 1: investigating education; contemporary issues in education; understanding education; aims of education; child development; history and policy in education. Year 2: education policies; researching education. Optional modules: educational placement 1; children learning, children thinking; infant development (the 1st 3 years); extended educational placement 1; teachers, schools and society; global trends in education; supporting inclusion in school (inclusive and special education); inequalities in education (class, race, and gender); adolescent development and secondary education; teaching and learning with multimedia; children and their learning (inclusive and special education); informal learning: learning through leisure; classroom learning and behaviour management; radical perspectives in education (pre-1870); childrenâ??s literature and literacy; ethics and education. Year 3: dissertation; educational placement 2. Optional modules; distinctive schools and their philosophies; testing times (the uses and abuses of assessment); counselling in education; primary education; social philosophy and education; children's rights in education; educational placement 2; trends in education policy and practice; e-learning and the science of instruction; disability issues and society (inclusive and special education); education, children and the media; youth participation and identity; multiculturalism and education.
The University of Roehampton is a friendly, modern, vibrant learning community set on a beautiful and historic campus in south-west London, near Richmond Park. The stunning 54-acre campus is only 30 minutes from the West End and 15 minutes bus ride to the vibrant centres of Putney, Hammersmith and Richmond.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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Health and Social Care
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