University Early Years career paths

Early Years

CAREER PATHS: Childcare Leadership and Management, Nursery Teacher, Special Educational Needs Teacher.

2.7 million people work in the Childcare/Early Years industry in the UK. There are over 105,000 providers of childcare and early years education. Contrary to what people may think, it is a gender equality sector - many males work in childcare and early years.

Meet our students

Gemma Farrar

Foundation Degree

Early Years

"The tutors are brilliant, anything can be asked of them and no question is deemed silly. They inspire the students to achieve their best, and this is what will bring me back after a planned gap year. The courses fit well around my work commitments and I can do independent study in my own time."