What can I do with an Early Childhood Education & Care degree?
Are you thinking about studying at Newman but unsure of which course would suit you? Factors to consider are: what subject area interests you, what style of degree will suit you and your long-term career aspirations.
Today, we are looking at the types of careers Early Childhood Education & Care opens up for you. Depending upon the content of your degree, your experience and additional qualifications, you can look at jobs such as:
- Early years teacher
- Family support worker
- Health play specialist
- Nursery manager
- Primary school teacher
- Special educational needs teacher
- Social worker
Also as part of this degree you will gain many transferrable skills that many graduate employers will value, so do not restrict your thinking to the jobs listed above. Useful websites to explore your ideas are Prospects and Target Jobs.
What did Early Childhood Education and Care graduates go on to do six months after graduation?
According to the most recent destination data, over one third of graduates in employment in the UK 6 months after graduation are working in the childcare, health and education sector and almost one third are working as Education professionals. For a detailed breakdown of what Early Childhood Education and Care graduates are doing six months after graduation, see What Do Graduates Do?
Here is a full description of Newman’s BA (Hons) degree in Early Childhood Education & Care including entry requirements.
To find out more, we would like to welcome you to one of our Open Days where you can ask academics and current students’ questions about the course and what Newman is like as a place of study. Please get in touch if you think we can help you take the next step in your career journey.
– Clare Vincent – Careers Progression Coach –