Early Childhood with Montessori Pedagogy (Level 6 Top Up) BA (Hons)

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  • BA (Hons) Early Childhood with Montessori Pedagogy (Level 6 Top Up), home applicant, full time

    • Home Applicant
    • Full time, 1 year
    • Pound 9250 Per year
  • BA (Hons) Early Childhood with Montessori Pedagogy (Level 6 Top Up), home applicant, part time

    • Home Applicant
    • Part time, 2 years
    • Pro-rata Full time fee
  • BA (Hons) Early Childhood with Montessori Pedagogy (Level 6 Top Up), international applicant, full time

    • International Applicant
    • Full time, 1 year
    • Pound 14820 Per year

What makes this course different

  • Reputation

    Outstanding reputation in childhood studies.

  • Specialist academics

    A wide range of expertise in both research and practise.

  • Career prospects

    Strong relationships with schools, childcare organisations and loyal alumni.

Course modules

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Practice module 5 Montessori Educational Setting

Practice module 6

Critical and Global Perspectives on Education

Mental Wealth: Academic and Professional Skills for Life 3

Independent research project (Montessori)

NOTE: Modules are subject to change. For those studying part time courses the modules may vary.

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Your future career

Graduates have taken jobs in local government, the NHS, charities, housing associations and day nurseries. Their roles have included childcare project managers, family support workers, play coordinators, out-of-school project managers and classroom/education assistants. UEL has strong and trusted relationships with local schools, childcare organisations and loyal alumni.

Industry links

During the course, you'll have frequent opportunities to meet practitioners and potential employers, and we also arrange dedicated careers workshops and events.

Graduate employers

Graduates could go onto work in Montessori schools, or use the skills they have learnt to supplement their existing roles.

Job roles

You could continue your teacher training or use this degree to supplement your existing role as a teacher or headteacher.

We offer postgraduate courses for further specialisation and you can explore the different career options you can pursue with this degree and see the median salaries of the sector on our Career Coach portal.

Dorcus, Early Childhood student
The job I am doing right now was advertised through the UEL careers service."

Early Childhood graduate

How we support your career ambitions

We offer dedicated careers support, further opportunities to thrive, such as volunteering and industry networking. our courses are created in collaboration with employers and industry to ensure they accurately reflect the real-life practices of your future career and provide you with the essential skills needed. You can focus on building interpersonal skills through group work and benefit from our investment in the latest cutting edge technologies and facilities.

Career Zone

This digital platform provides you with careers and employability resources, including:

  • Jobs board for internships, placements, graduate opportunities, flexible part-time work
  • Mentoring programmes for insight with industry experts
  • 1-2-1 career coaching services
  • Careers workshops and employer events
  • Learning pathways to gain new skills and industry insight

Mental Wealth programme

Our Professional Fitness and Mental Wealth programme which issues you with a Careers Passport to track the skills you've mastered. Some of these are externally validated by corporations like Amazon and Microsoft.

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We are careers first

Our teaching methods and geographical location put us right up top:

  • Work-based projects
  • Networking and visits to leading organisations
  • Support in starting a new business
  • London on our doorstep

How you'll learn

This course is supported by our virtual learning environment (VLE), Moodle. You’ll be given a full introduction to the use and scope of the VLE; Microsoft Teams. This will help you to feel comfortable and confident with your online classroom, while your module leader/tutor will contact you at the beginning of each module to provide basic information and check for questions.

You'll virtually attend lectures, which will be recorded, so you can log in when you want, playback and watch from the comfort of your home and whilst on the go. Every week, you will interact and collaborate with your classmates online for each module. We want you to develop as an independent thinker, which is why our lectures are always interactive and include open debates.

You'll carry out e-learning, self-learning and guided reading - with plenty of individual support along the way. With a number of practising teachers on our academic staff, we understand there are times when you might need some extra tutor support. We won't let you down in this regard. Our team of lecturers and tutors pride themselves on being in tune with their students' needs and adjusting their teaching accordingly.

You'll be taught by staff with relevant experience and practice to ensure you learn from real-life experience and research. You’ll have the opportunity to complete an independent research project on Montessori pedagogy.

    Guided independent study

    You will be expected to learn independently through self-study. This will typically involve reading journal articles and books, working on individual and group projects, undertaking preparing coursework assignments and presentations, and preparing for exams. Your independent learning is supported by a range of excellent facilities including online resources, Microsoft Teams and Moodle. We are investing in key areas beyond your studies including our career services, library and well-being, to be available both face-to-face on campus and online with many of these available 24/7.

    Academic support

    Students are supported with any academic or subject related queries by an Academic Advisor, module leaders, former and current UEL students. If you need a bit of extra help with certain skills such as academic writing, English, maths or statistics, our Academic Tutors offer workshops, drop-in sessions and one-to-one appointments to help our students achieve their potential. 

    You can receive advice and guidance on all aspects of the IT systems provided by the university from our IT Service Desks located on all three campuses. Our Student Support hubs in Docklands and Stratford feature centralised helpdesks to cater for your every need. 

    We have new, modern library facilities on both campuses offering inspirational environments for study and research. Libraries contain resources in print and digital formats, a range of study spaces and dedicated librarian who can assist with your learning. 

    UEL provides also support and advice for disabled students and those with specific learning difficulties (SPDs). Your overall workload consists of class and online tutor led sessions, individual learning, practical activities.

    Dedicated personal tutor

    Our aim is to prepare our students for a broad range of careers, so that they can make amazing contributions to their communities. When you arrive, we'll introduce you to your personal tutor. This is the member of staff who will provide academic guidance, be a support throughout your time at UEL and who will show you how to make the best use of all the help and resources that we offer.

How you'll be assessed

Coursework will include presentations, video reports, research-based assignments and learning logs. You will be assessed by 100% coursework. Assessments are set at the end of each term and include essays, presentations, case studies, professional development and practical activities. More details will be included in your module guides. 

All grades count towards your module mark. Feedback is provided within 15 working days in line with UEL's assessment and feedback policy.

Campus and facilities

Water Lane, Stratford


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What our students and staff say

Lisa Taylor
As a former University of East London New Beginnings and undergraduate student, I feel privileged to be able to work with our current and future students in the university that supported my academic journey."

Lisa Taylor

Senior lecturer in Early Childhood Studies and Education Studies

Summer Campaign 2016 - Emma Welch - Early Childhood
Without a doubt, the best thing about my course at UEL is the dedicated and knowledgeable lecturers that I've been taught by. I'm well supported in my learning. I feel valued in the classroom and inspired to learn and progress further in my field."

James Bennett

Special Education, BA (Hons)