Degree in Montessori Pedagogy (AMI 3-6)

Our degree route means UK students will be able to access student loans to fund their study if it is their first degree.

You will gain a foundation degree from the University of East London as well as being awarded the AMI 3-6 Montessori Diploma, qualifying you to work in all UK early years settings as well as Montessori nurseries and schools in the UK and around the world.

Applications for September 2019 are now open. To apply, applicants will need to register via UCAS and apply for our course using the course code UEL X110. Search for courses called “Montessori pedagogy” to find our course on the UCAS site.

This degree course, in collaboration with the University of East London, provides in-depth study of Montessori pedagogy and practices for children between 3-6 years of age. Students will study the two-year course at the Maria Montessori Institute’s Training centre in central London.

Foundation Degree in Montessori Pedagogy

On completion of the course students will gain the following qualifications:

  • Foundation Degree in Montessori Pedagogy (AMI 3-6) (Level 5 qualification worth 240 credits on the UK Qualification Framework)
  • AMI 3-6 Montessori Diploma

Graduates with a Foundation Degree in Montessori Pedagogy will be fully-qualified AMI 3-6 Montessori Practitioners able to work with children in all early year settings.

BA (Hons) Early Childhood with Montessori Pedagogy

On completion of the Foundation Degree students have the option of automatic entry to a third year of study which will take place at the University of East London and may also be taken online. Students who complete the third year of study will gain the following qualifications:

  • BA (Hons) Early Childhood with Montessori Pedagogy (Level 6 qualification worth 360 credits on the UK Qualification Framework)
  • AMI 3-6 Montessori Diploma

Graduates with a BA (Hons) in Early Childhood with Montessori Pedagogy will be fully-qualified Montessori Practitioners able to work with children in Montessori schools and will have access to management roles within schools.

An Early Year Education degree can lead to a range of interesting careers including employment in education, social work and the charity sector. Graduates can also go on to gain their PGCE qualification and Qualified Teacher Status.

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