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WELCOME to th e

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION One of the UK’s ‘top 4’ providers of Initial Teacher Training, the School of Education at Staffordshire University is an excellent place to get a head start towards a successful future. If you’re thinking about a career working with learners or perhaps even becoming a teacher, you’ll find our highly regarded BA(Hons) Early Childhood Studies or BA(Hons) Education provide a perfect start. If you’d prefer a more work-based approach to study, we also offer these programmes as Foundation degrees. All can lead on to our Ofsted-graded ‘Outstanding’ teacher training programmes. You’ll find that staff in the School of Education are at the cutting edge of the discipline and have extensive knowledge gained in a variety of education settings. Our links with schools across the UK enable us to give you a wide range of experiences and all our programmes blend study with work or work placements. Taking an education degree with us, of course, won’t restrict you to a future in schools or nurseries. Many of our graduates go on to graduate-level careers in social work, health-related fields or in the broader educational sector – such as an Education Officer in a gallery or museum. While others apply the skills they’ve gained to set up and thrive in their own education-related businesses. Over the following pages, you can read more about the School of Education. If you would like to know even more about us, please visit: www.staffs.ac.uk/education Dr Michelle Lowe, Head of School

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WELCOME

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The BA Early Childhood Studies has given me the understanding of the underpinning theories. The rewards are just immense - to be able to assist young children to attain their optimal potential and to be seen as a positive male role model is everything! Jonathan Brown, Nursery Manager

CONTENTS: Introduction

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Key Facts

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School Overview

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The Staffordshire Graduate

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Open Days

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Courses: At a Glance

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Our Courses

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Funding your Study

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How to Apply

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KEY FACTS

Here are just a few key reasons why we believe you should study with us. To really find out if we’re right for you, please come along to one of our Open Days. We’d love to meet you.

To ‘inspire’ you we’ll invite leading practitioners from the world of education to work with you through workshops and conferences. We’ll also help you to become an ‘inspiring’ educator, by developing your practical skills through real-life learning and teaching scenarios.

WORK-READY WORLD READY Study with us and we’ll equip you to become ‘The Staffordshire Graduate’ – a world-ready professional, with the knowledge, attributes and expertise that employers look for. All our courses have work or work placement at their core and are supported by our specialist facilities and equipment.

Ofsted have graded us as ‘Outstanding’ over four consecutive inspections spanning over a decade.

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KEY FACTS

We’re recognised as one of the ‘top four’ teacher training institutions in the UK – gaining top marks in the Good Teacher Training Guide 2012 for university providers, beating Oxford University.

Our education degrees can be studied full-time or part-time, giving you the flexibility to learn in a way that suits your needs.

To find out more visit www.staffs.ac.uk/undergraduate t: 01782 294400 e: enquiries@staffs.ac.uk


HIGHLY

LINKS WITH

RATED

Not everyone studies education because they want to be a teacher. But if that’s your goal, when you graduate you could progress to our highly rated PGCE (teacher training) programme.

EMPLOYERS We have excellent relationships with hundreds of educational providers – relationships that can often lead to exciting career opportunities.

LEADING

RESEARCH The School of Education is also home to the Institute for Education Policy Research, a specialist centre renowned for the high calibre of its work. You’ll get to experience research as you develop into a reflective, research-informed educator.

FIRST-CLASS

LINKS

To make sure you learn from the very best, we have excellent links with leading schools, early childhood settings and other education departments across the UK. These include museums, zoos and the leisure industry.

EDUCATION BEYOND THE CHILD

We also provide education programmes in the Lifelong Learning Sector. This means that we have expertise in all aspects of education, which we use to make your learning transferable across age ranges.

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A SCHOOL WITH

A REAL-WORLD

REPUTATION… Studying for an undergraduate award in education at Staffordshire University means benefiting from the expertise of a team that genuinely understands the needs of the education sector.

Learn from industry professionals To make sure you graduate with the skills necessary for a successful career in education, you’ll learn from experienced professionals – lecturers who understand how people learn and how you can develop learning. They know the type of job roles you could go into and how to make you highly employable.

Gain a real insight Both your teaching and support will come from leading academics and professionals in education, including head teachers, teachers, nursery managers, early years professionals, teaching agency advisors, external examiners, Ofsted inspectors and education consultants. Their combined expertise provides a valuable insight into the education profession – and all of these people are there to help you reach your full potential. Study with us and you’ll also become part of a bigger education community with access to our online discussion and resource spaces, where you can ask questions, gain information and debate subjects whenever and wherever it suits you.

Valuable workplace skills To give you first-hand experience of the skills you’ll need for a career in education, all our awards have work or a work placement at their heart. We have excellent relationships with hundreds of educational providers. These include early years settings, schools, colleges, NGOs, private training organisations, local authorities, local councils, the prison service and the armed forces. In short, we can provide a wealth of learning opportunities covering the whole age range and across the UK. As well as helping you learn from the best, these links can often lead to exciting careers.

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REAL-WORLD REPUTATION

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Study built around your needs

You’ll find that the teaching in the School of Education is not only relevant, but also flexible. For example, you can gain an undergraduate degree in a number of ways to suit your qualifications, interests and skills. Although most students study with us for three years full-time, we also offer part-time study options and work-based Foundation degrees.

Continuing Professional Development

We’ll also look after you when you enter the world of work. Continuing Professional Development is essential in education for keeping up-to-date with the latest approaches and ideas. We have a wide range of carefully developed work-based training, classroom-based training and professional updating courses - and our highly regarded MA Education - to support you as your career develops.

Outcomes for trainees are outstanding as a result of the high quality training. Ofsted 2010

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We are proud of our strong graduate employment rate; 71% of our students went into graduate level jobs within 6 months of graduating, earning an average salary of £21,000.* *Source: Staffordshire University ‘Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education’ survey 2011 (based on those surveyed and employed within 6 months)

our graduates

make the world what it is.

You’ll find Staffordshire graduates all around the world – in successful careers across business, commerce, industry, media, the arts and the professions.

A FUTURE

Every one of them has left the University fully equipped; not simply with the academic qualifications, skills and experience to hit the ground running in their chosen career, but with a good idea of what’s expected of them in the real world. Study at Staffordshire and we’ll help you to develop the skills and qualities necessary for success in the 21st Century. By working together, we’ll aim to equip you to become ‘The Staffordshire Graduate’ – an individual with the knowledge, personal attributes and expertise that employers look for, and the ability to stand out in the job market. With a thorough understanding of your chosen field, you’ll be a reflective, critical learner with a truly global perspective. Work-ready and highly employable, you’ll also fully understand the importance of being enterprising and entrepreneurial – essential skills whether you go into employment or start your own business. When you graduate from Staffordshire University, you’ll also be in some very good company. Our graduates have gone on to become leading names in industry, successful stage and TV actors, coroners, lawyers and computer games designers. Some have made their name in media, health, HR, science and sport. Others have been employed in the production of Hollywood blockbusters. While others have used the skills and knowledge they gained with us to set up successful companies.

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THE STAFFORDSHIRE GRADUATE

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I had never considered myself as academic “Having only a few CSEs and an NVQ3, I had never considered myself as ‘academic’ and a degree always seemed out of reach, but achieving my Foundation degree in Early Years has changed all that. I now have a manager’s position and when I talk, people actually listen to my opinions – that BA(Hons) degree is now for ME!” Deb Rickus, Foundation degree in Early Years

Achieved Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ Jonathan Brown believes that his study experiences at Staffordshire University will encourage more men to consider Early Years Education and Care as a worthwhile career option. Jonathan, from Penkridge, who opened the nursery at Chadsmoor Community Infant and Nursery School in Cannock back in 2001, graduated with a Foundation degree in Early Childhood Studies from Staffordshire University. Yet that wasn’t the only good news he received – the nursery founded by him recently achieved its second ‘Outstanding’ rating from Ofsted.

Gaining extra knowledge

Talking about the Ofsted success, Jonathan said: “This was partly due to the course giving me the extra knowledge which I’ve been able to share with the nursery staff – and so it has had an impact on their practice also.”

Made to feel valued

Jonathan completed his Foundation degree at one of Staffordshire University’s partner institutions, South Staffordshire College, and praises the College for making him feel valued.

Improving outcomes for young children

He adds: “My aims are to remain as manager of the nursery while continuing my study to advance my knowledge and improve outcomes for young children. The course has given me the understanding of the underpinning theories and this is all helping to improve staff morale. The rewards are just immense – to be able to assist young children to attain their optimal potential and to be seen as a positive male role model is everything!”

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Celebrating success together “I always wanted to get into teaching but I was unable to do childcare at college. After finishing my A levels I went through the clearing process and contacted Staffordshire University who invited me for an interview.”

Demi Molloy

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Keeping education in the family, a mother and daughter graduated on the same day and with the same qualification. Alison Molloy, 45, and daughter Demi, 21, supported each other through their studies and are now celebrating their success together after gaining degrees in Early Childhood Studies. Alison knew a change of career was due after being made redundant. She decided that childcare was the right route and took a position at Meadowside Nursery in Blurton. After gaining a taste of Higher Education with an NVQ, she progressed from Nursery Nurse, to Supervisor, eventually becoming Deputy Manager. At about the same time, daughter Demi began volunteering at the nursery, working alongside her mum. Talking about her course, Alison said: “It has been difficult at times. As a part-time student, it is hard to juggle family life, working full-time and to meet course deadlines – but friends and family have pulled me through it and supported me to continue and complete every stage.” Demi, who studied over three years, full-time, added: “With me on the same course, we were able to do it together and help each other through. Although it has been hard, having each other’s support has been great.” Alison is now fully qualified and continues in her role as Deputy Manager at Meadowside. Demi has just been accepted onto the Graduate Teaching Programme (GTP) – an exciting opportunity to gain real life experience with continued training on the job. Demi has since trained to be a teacher.

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The skills to help you succeed. Nowadays, it’s more important than ever to ensure that the university you choose equips you for success in the world of work.

Employability, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship are the key skills of a Staffordshire Graduate. Employability

As a Staffordshire Graduate you will: Have an understanding of the forefront of knowledge in your chosen field

We will help you develop the talents, knowledge and personal attributes necessary to be more likely to gain employment, have the capability to be effective in the workplace and successful in your chosen career.

Be prepared to be work-ready and employable, and understand the importance of being enterprising and entrepreneurial Enterprise

Have an understanding of global issues and of their place in a globalised economy Be an effective communicator and presenter and be able to interact appropriately and confidently with a range of colleagues Have developed the skills of independence of thought and, where appropriate, social interaction through teamwork Have the ability to carry out inquiry-based learning and critical analysis Be a problem solver and creator of opportunities Be technologically, digitally and information literate Be able to apply Staffordshire Graduate attributes to a range of life experiences – to facilitate life-long learning and life-long success

Being enterprising involves having the skills and ability to identify opportunities and even find new solutions to old problems. With enterprising skills, you will be creative in your approach and understand both risk-taking and innovation. Employers value enterprising people.

Entrepreneurship Being entrepreneurial often involves calling on enterprising skills to create new businesses and ideas and bring them to market. Being entrepreneurial also involves thinking and behaving in a way that enables you to come up with new methods of doing things well and having the foresight to change career direction.

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COME

SEE US

FOR YOURSELF

The only way to find out if university really is the place for you, is to come and see us in person. Why not bring your family and friends too – you’ll all be made to feel very welcome.

So book a place on one of our Open Days during 2013 Saturday 19 October 2013 Saturday 16 November 2013 We’ve packed lots of information and activities into our Open Days so that you’ll get a real feel for what life here is like. As well as a tour of the campus, you can check out the Students’ Union, library and IT suites, take a look at our sporting facilities and see the halls of residence where you may be living. You’ll get the chance to meet expert lecturers, see live demonstrations of lab and studio sessions, chat to current students and attend a presentation relevant to your chosen subject area. It’s also an opportunity to gather lots of practical hints and tips. There’ll be workshops on managing your student finances and ways to fund your study, plus useful advice on how to write a strong personal statement. You’ll go away with a much better idea of everything Staffordshire University has to offer. And, most importantly, you’ll be fully equipped to make one of the most important decisions of your life. Learn more about our Open Days or book your place at: www.staffs.ac.uk/opendays

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OPEN DAYS

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COURSE LIST

Here’s a list of our current undergraduate courses. Specific course information is available online or you can request information to be sent to you by visiting www.staffs.ac.uk/prospectus or call our Enquiry Team on 01782 294400.

2014 Course Title

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EARLY CHILDHOOD STUDIES BA(Hons)

L590

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Stoke

£8,620

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EARLY CHILDHOOD STUDIES FdA (Foundation Degree)

X310

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Stoke

£8,620

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EDUCATION STUDIES BA(Hons)

X300

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Stoke

£8,620

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The fees listed within this document are for 2014/15 entry.

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BA(Hons) EARLY CHILDHOOD STUDIES UCAS code: L590

Key Facts School:

Education

Location: Stoke

Duration:

3 years full-time

Fee:

£8,620

Entry Requirements: Typical UCAS offer: 240 A levels: CCC and C at AS. BTEC: MMM. All applicants are individually assessed.

Detailed entry requirements can be found on each of our online course pages or by visiting www.staffs.ac.uk/ ugentryrequirements

At a glance

Course outline

This degree will prepare you for many types of employment where you will be working with children aged from birth to eight years old, and is especially appropriate for those wishing to progress to Early Years Professional Status as the content has been developed to meet the need for well-qualified early years specialists. Alternatively, you could move into teaching, social work, further education, charity work, management or on to a higher degree course.

Year 1 (Core) • Study Skills for Early Childhood Studies • Introduction to the History and Philosophy of Early Childhood Studies • Early Years Curriculum and the Learning Environment • Observation and Assessment • Inclusion, Rights, Policy and Practice • Physical Development and the Healthy Child • Professional Development Placement 1

Throughout the degree, you will examine a range of areas and disciplines that focus upon a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary understanding of children, families, policy and practice.

Year 2 (Core) • Play, Planning and Pedagogy • Social, Emotional and Moral Development • Safeguarding Children • Approaches to Cognition, Language and Literacy • Families, Homes and Childhood • Professional Development Placement 2

This course offers a holistic approach to understanding early childhood, relating appropriate theory to practice. You will look critically at the role of play, consider differing curriculum models and examine the impact of early childhood researchers and theorists on current government perspectives and practices. Studies in the theory of childhood development and the rights and diversity of young people are complemented by a consideration of leadership in the workplace and a range of multi-professional perspectives in the field of early years.

Year 3 (Core) • The Reflective Practitioner • Multi-professional Perspectives • Leadership for Quality • Professional Development Placement 3 • Small Independent Research Project

A significant feature of the programme is your extended work placements that can take place across a variety of workplace settings and will enable you to focus on your chosen research area in your final year dissertation. The course is delivered through interactive lectures, seminars, tutorials, projects, group work and study placements, many of which involve input from those working throughout the early years sector.

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FdA EARLY CHILDHOOD STUDIES (Foundation Degree) UCAS code: X310

At a glance The degree will prepare you for many types of employment where you will be working with young children, families, practitioners and other professionals. It will however, also enable you to come to a deeper understanding of yourself as a learner and encourage you to think critically, reflectively and analytically. These are all skills that are in demand by employers in all occupations. We have carefully developed the teaching and learning strategies for this course. The strategies employed are designed to provide practical contexts for the analysis and evaluation of contemporary issues within the field. The strategies for teaching and learning employed are designed to provide practical contexts for the analysis and evaluation of contemporary issues within the field.

A range of assessment methods will be used such as: • Assignments • Case Studies/Practical Planning • Poster Presentation • Group Presentations • Annotated Bibliography • Independent Research • Portfolio • Reflective Log • Examination This degree prepares the student to work in a range of settings with children from birth to eight years old. Successful completion of the Foundation Degree will enable you to access level 6 and to complete a full honours degree in one further year. The BA (Hons) degree prepares the student to undertake several postgraduate qualifications such as primary teacher training (PGCE/ School Direct), early years teacher (EYT), Masters degrees in early childhood and also in education and social work.

We recognise that you may come to the award having not been engaged with this area of study before and the programme is designed to introduce the concepts behind early childhood and then to develop these as the programme progresses. You will be allocated a personal tutor who will assist you to maintain and develop your Personal Development Profile as you go through the programme.

The degree will also enable you to think critically, reflectively and analytically, these are all skills that are in demand by employers in all occupations.

The VLE ‘Blackboard’, will provide flexible support for you and the university has an extensive range of e-journals and e-books which all students of Staffordshire University have access to.

Please note: Entry will be subject to a successful interview and satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks which confirm that there are no reasons why a candidate should not work with children. English GCSE grade C is desirable but not a requirement. Please call the recruitment centre if you would like to discuss entry criteria.

A significant feature of the programme will be your placement in a variety of early years settings. Two days a week will be placement experience with one block placement each semester. You will be expected to undertake work-based activities in preparation for your teaching and learning sessions within the academic setting. These may include information gathering exercises, observations of children or work processes and involvement in the planning process.

As a graduate of Staffordshire University you will engage with an underlying philosophy of employability, enterprise and entrepreneurship and this degree aims to reflect these attributes through the exciting new experiences that it offers.

Key Facts School:

Education

Location: Stoke

Duration:

2 years full-time

Fee:

£8,620

Entry Requirements:

Typical UCAS offer: 120 All applicants are individually assessed on their qualifications, skills and experience. A typical level 3 offer would be 120 UCAS points. We welcome applications from candidates with a CACHE level 3 Diploma.

Course outline Year 1 (Core) • Personal, Professional and Academic Development • The Developing Child: A holistic view • The Planning Cycle • Enabling Environments Year 2 (Core) • Professional Development • Action Research • Safeguarding and Promoting Children’s Welfare • Early Childhood: Global Perspectives on Contemporary Issues

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BA(Hons) EDUCATION STUDIES UCAS code: X300

Key Facts

At a glance

School:

This course offers a holistic approach to education and learning, relating appropriate theory to practice; a key feature of the course is a progressive understanding of yourself as a learner and as a learning practitioner.

Education

Location: Stoke

Duration:

3 years full-time

Fee:

£8,620

Entry Requirements: Typical UCAS offer: 240 All applicants are individually assessed on their qualifications, skills and experience.

Detailed entry

requirements can be found on each of our online course pages or by visiting www.staffs.ac.uk/ ugentryrequirements

The course has been designed to meet the needs of anyone looking to work with people in any professional context that involves learning. This includes anyone considering working in educational settings such as schools, colleges, academies, museums and art galleries, youth services, education departments within film, theatre, radio and television, armed forces etc. This degree in Education Studies offers access to a wide variety of career and academic options. You may progress to employment within family and children centres, care support, educational administration and management, play work, learning support and so on. Alternatively, you may enter teaching. A significant feature of the programme is the extended work placement that can take place across a variety of workplace settings. Whereas initial placements are more to do with how you see yourself within a professional working environment, later placements will focus on how you work with others individually and in teams and how you see yourself as contributing to the aims, ethos and culture of the workplace. You will encounter a wide range of learning experiences, including lectures, individual tutorials, group tutorials, seminars, workshops, problem-based learning, practical work placement and independent study. However, the main modes of study will be class contact and directed self study. All modules will require a certain amount of independent research study which will feed into your face-to-face sessions.

The Staffordshire Graduate is an underlying philosophy to all of our courses in that it focuses on employability, enterprise and entrepreneurship and this honours degree course aims to reflect those attributes through the experiences it offers to students who join us on this exciting new award Please note: We welcome applications from students studying the CACHE Extended Diploma in the Children and Young People’s Workforce. All applicants who meet the entry criteria will be interviewed. The offer of a place is dependent upon a successful interview and satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Please call the Enquiries Team if you would like to discuss entry criteria.

Course outline Year 1 (Core) • Personal, Professional and Academic Development • Learning and Development 1 • Behaviour for Learning in the Inclusive Organisation • Supporting Learning and Inclusion Year 2 (Core) • Professionalism and Educational Strategies • Developing Educational Practice within the Inclusive Organisation • Learning and the Inclusive Curriculum • Individual Research Project Year 3 (Core) • Becoming a Confident and Competent Professional • Learning and Development 2 • Changes and Development in Education • Doing Education Differently

You will be allocated a personal tutor who will support you throughout your study.

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POSTGRADUATE COURSES The School of Education has a reputation for developing teaching assistants, teachers and educational professionals to the very highest standards and we continually review the content of our awards to make sure they remain relevant and up-to-date. In addition to our undergraduate courses, we have a range of postgraduate courses which can be studied flexibly.

This includes: Computer Science (PGCE) Design and Technology (PGCE) Early Childhood Studies (MA) Economics and Business (PGCE) Education (MPhil/PhD) Higher and Professional Education (PgCert) Education – PGCE (Post compulsory) MA (Education) Mathematics (PGCE) Primary (General) (PGCE) Wider Participation in Learning (Doctor of Education)

For more information visit: www.staffs.ac.uk/education

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Funding YOUR

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FUNDING YOUR STUDY

STUDY To find out more visit www.staffs.ac.uk/undergraduate t: 01782 294400 e: enquiries@staffs.ac.uk


With a low cost of living and a very competitive fees structure – it pays to study at Staffordshire University. The most common way to fund your undergraduate study is with a student loan. This is a loan from the Government that covers your tuition fees. It means you don’t have to pay anything to the University up front. And in fact, you don’t have to pay anything back until you’ve graduated and are earning over £21,000.

Tuition fees Everything we do at Staffordshire University is built around the needs and ambitions of our students, so we have developed a fair fees structure that reflects the teaching and support costs of delivering a first-class educational experience for everyone. For our latest fees information and to see how much your course will cost, visit: www.staffs.ac.uk/feesandfunding

Government loans and grants A student loan covers the cost of tuition. But other financial support may be available to help with the costs of living while you study. Government grants of up to £3,250 may be available to students from families with incomes below £42,600. You may also be eligible for a maintenance loan from the Government. Find out more at: www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance

Part-time study If you would prefer to study part-time, you could be eligible for a part-time tuition fee loan. To find out more, please visit Student Loans England. More information about all support available can be found at: www.staffs.ac.uk/feesandfunding Download our “Guide to Funding Your Study” at: www.staffs.ac.uk/feesandfunding

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Full-time undergraduates and those wanting to train to be a teacher should apply through UCAS, the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service. Visit: www.ucas.com To complete your UCAS application you’ll need the correct UCAS course code for each course you’re applying for, as well as the campus code where applicable. You’ll find these on our website, in the course information, or on the UCAS site. You’ll also need an Institution Code. The Institution Code for Staffordshire University is S72. Contact Enquiries Team, Customer Contact Centre, Cadman, College Road, Stoke-on-Trent t: +44 (0)1782 294400 e: enquiries@staffs.ac.uk

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HOW TO APPLY

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WHEN TO APPLY The closing date for all UCAS applications is 15 January. If you miss this deadline don’t panic, call us on 01782 294400.

DEFERRED ENTRY If you wish to defer entry to your chosen course for one year we’ll still welcome your application

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? After we’ve considered your application, UCAS will notify you of our decision. If you’re successful, we’ll also invite you to visit us and attend one of our Visit Days. In some cases, you may be invited to attend an interview before we decide whether to offer you a place.

AFTER RECEIVING YOUR RESULTS However confident you are about achieving the results you need, things don’t always go to plan. Prepare for all eventualities. If you don’t meet the precise conditions of the offer we made you, don’t worry. It may still be possible for us to offer you a place on your chosen course. Contact us for advice as soon as you can.

CLEARING The UCAS clearing process gives students an additional opportunity to find a place. Most universities prefer to consider students who made an application first time round.

UCAS EXTRA This is the opportunity to apply for another course if you have used all five choices and not secured a place. UCAS Extra runs from the end of February until the end of June.

OTHER COURSES Application forms for part-time and other courses can be obtained by calling us on: 01782 294400.

APPLYING FOR PART-TIME You need to complete an application form for the part-time course of your choice. You can apply online by completing the part-time application form, visit www.staffs.ac.uk/parttimeform or complete a paper application form, which can be obtained from the Customer Contact Centre.

ENROLMENT Enrolment for full-time and part-time courses usually takes place in September, with teaching starting soon after. As some courses do vary, please check out the enrolment times for your particular course. Don’t worry, when you apply you will be given all the details so you will know where to go, at what time and on what day.

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The information in this guide is correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change.

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