Working with children on educational and personal development is considered one of the most rewarding careers available.
Focusing on development between ages 0-8, this course aims to produce graduates who will raise the quality standard within the early year’s provision by providing training that meets the holistic needs of young children.
Success in this field demands creativity, empathy, logic and a great deal of knowledge alongside the ability to draw upon life experiences. As no two days are the same in this industry, this course focuses on policies, processes, best practices and practical learning to help you understand the key fundamentals of child development.
Alongside international opportunities, you will also get the chance to conduct critical research with our highly-experienced staff, learn from guest visitors and take part in invaluable practical placements.
Why CU Coventry
We are committed to delivering a modern university experience to all our students. Our unique timetable and teaching structure gives you flexibility and our small class sizes ensure students receive plenty of contact hours with tutors. We are also dedicated to making higher education accessible and enjoyable to everyone, so we kept our fees low, our timetable structured and made it a policy to cover one module at a time, allowing you to become a specialist in each topic before moving onto the next.
The Early Childhood Development & Learning Degree has been designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required by the industry to develop a career in The Early Years sector, or undertake postgraduate specialist study.
The programme focuses on modern teaching practices with students receiving multi-disciplinary learning to develop key skills such as empathy, interpersonal skills and authoritative expertise.
As you progress through the programme, you will become confident and competent practitioners supporting learning and development of children aged 0-8 years. Establishing creativity, resilience and strategic thinking, you will be equipped with the skills and support necessary for successful entry into the early years sector.
With an ever-growing demand in the early years sector, graduates from this course have a wide variety of career paths to explore.
Successfully completing our degree means your chances of employment are improved and the level at which you enter the job market could mean a higher salary. Graduates can go on to work in nurseries, the public sector, governing bodies, schools and more.
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