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Teaching, Learning and Child Development, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #1001 (WUR) Cambridge, United Kingdom
Teaching, Learning and Child Development (Hons) programme of Edge Hill University is an inspiring and innovative course that provides a non-traditional route to a career as a teacher or working with children and young people in a variety of educational settings.
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You will be introduced to the latest teaching techniques and principles, develop your own interests, and choose a subject specialism in Computing or Special Educational Needs, while also enhancing your English, Mathematics and Science subject knowledge. Work-based learning placements will enhance your employability as well as help you gain the necessary skills to apply for postgraduate teacher training opportunities in order to become a creative primary teacher.


Teaching, Learning and Child Development (Hons) programme of Edge Hill University provides ideal preparation for applying to a postgraduate route in teacher training. You will also graduate well placed for a range of other careers, including becoming a learning mentor, pastoral care worker, pastoral team leader or pastoral support officer. You may also wish to undertake further study in preparation for a career in child psychology, mental health or social work.

To facilitate your career choices, we organise meetings between students and employers from public, private and voluntary early years settings as well as representatives from supply agencies.

You will be offered advice and guidance from a careers adviser and receive support from a volunteer coordinator to help identify placement and enhancement opportunities. We will help you to create an effective CV and personal statement and provide you with an opportunity to develop your job application skills and interview techniques.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Personal Professional Development
  • Theories of Learning and Child Development
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Pedagogy and Principles of Teaching
  • Preparing to Teach

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Typical offer 104-112 UCAS Tariff points, for which no specific subjects are required. GCSE English Language at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) is essential. GCSE Mathematics and GCSE Science at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) are desirable.
  • If you accept a formal offer from Edge Hill University you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure indicating that you meet the mandatory criteria of ‘Clearance to Work with Children and/or Vulnerable Adults’. Further information will be sent to you after you have firmly accepted an offer.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Subject to eligibility, UK and EU students can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan from the Government to cover the full cost of tuition fees. UK students may also be eligible to apply for additional funding to help with living costs.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.


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