Early Years Education Online Bachelor and Master Degree Courses in the UK

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Suffolk 88% 0% 5% £8220 £12996 113 Ipswich online Full-time
University of Worcester 100% 5% 25% £9250 £13100 72 Worcester online Full-time
University of Worcester 100% 5% 15% £9250 £13100 72 Worcester online Full-time
University of Sunderland - - - £7100 £7100 - Sunderland online Full-time
University of Dundee 91% 5% 5% - - 176 Dundee online Part-time
University of the West of Scotland 91% 5% 5% - - 176 Paisley online Part-time
The Open University 100% 5% 15% - - 72 Milton Keynes online Part-time
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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Early Years Education

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20101 £17980 £19841
25-75 percentile range £15961 - £24361 £12575 - £23370 £13551 - £26303

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19568 £16894 £19177
25-75 percentile range £16210 - £23413 £12698 - £21818 £13715 - £25124

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Early Years Education

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Early Years Education who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Specialisations within Early Years Education

  • Early Childhood Methods
  • Language Development in Young Children
  • Children's Literature
  • Administration of Early Childhood Education

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Early Years Education who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Early Years Education (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Early Years Education at Anglia Ruskin University

50% Teaching Professionals
46% Teaching Professionals
17% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
15% Other Educational Professionals
10% Welfare and housing associate professionals
8% Teaching and Childcare Associate Professionals
5% Caring personal services
5% Natural and social science professionals
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals
4% Administrative occupations
2% Caring personal services
2% Sales occupations
2% Other Educational Professionals
1% Natural and social science professionals
1% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Early Years Education in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Early Years Education

Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Early Years Education.

FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Early Years Education studies:
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Education - MEd
  • Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE

The median salary of graduates of Early Years Education was £20101 15 months after graduation, £17980 3 years after graduation and £19841 5 years after graduation.

Early Years (0-8) Foundation Degree at University of Worcester received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 9 respondents.