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World-renowned exceptional training

You’ll benefit from award-winning teaching and learning and one of the highest undergraduate degree student success rates - 78% achieved a 1st class or 2:1 degree (Set 42).

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Small class sizes; top for student satisfaction

You’ll study at a top UK higher education provider for student satisfaction (NSS 2022) and benefit from small class sizes and a high student support staff to student ratio of 7:1.

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Lifelong support and training with the Agency

As a Norlander, you'll receive support and advice throughout your career from the Norland Agency and have exclusive access to Continuing Professional Development training.

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Guaranteed employment opportunities

Once qualified, you'll enjoy 100% employability with a paid probationary nanny role that we find for you and your pick of jobs through the Norland Agency.

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The Norland Educare Research Centre actively contributes to the early years sector by generating cutting edge research, training and consultancy. It is home to the world’s first research journal dedicated to home-based early childhood education and care.

Joe and Will

Newly Qualified Nannies (NQNs) Joe and Will reflect on their journeys to studying at Norland, what childcare experience they gained prior to applying and why more men considering working in the early years should look into nannying.

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“I had a really amazing childhood and I wanted to give that experience back to other children and families.” – Harriet’s story

Harriet is a Newly Qualified Nanny and explores why she chose nannying and her time studying at Norland.

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“I found out that nannying was a career and that I could be in a family home and I liked the ability to make closer relationships with individual children.” – Sophia’s story

Third-year student Sophia discusses why she's pursuing a career as a nanny and her time studying in Bath so far.

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“Norland is an investment in yourself.” – Matthew’s story

Matthew (Set 43) worked in a range of early years settings before enrolling at Norland as a mature student. In his My Norland Story, he explores student life and the opportunities available to Norlanders.

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"Norland has the best support for students in my opinion from every institution I've experienced."

Second-year student Marie (Set 45) discusses why she moved from Germany to the United Kingdom to study at Norland, the support she's received and studying a degree in her second language.

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"I love to make a difference in children's lives and Norland allows me to do that."

Third-year student Lucy (Set 42) reflects on her journey to Norland, the tight-knit community students experience and how the balance between theory and practice allows students to flourish and develop as early years professionals.

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“My time at Norland so far has been an extraordinary adventure."

Ike (Set 43) discusses why he wants to work in the early years, the importance of more males in the industry and studying at Norland.

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"I don't think anyone can quite get into words exactly what Norland means to you because it's such an amazing thing to be a part of."

Third-year student Emily (Set 42) opens up about the challenges she's overcome to study at Norland, the support she's received during her studies and how the small number of students creates a family feel.

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“I think applying as a mature student was probably one of the best things I could have done” – Genna’s story

Mature student Genna discusses joining Norland after four years of nannying and student life in Bath.

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Steeped in history, but focused on the future

Founded in 1892 by educational pioneer Emily Ward, Norland was the first educational establishment to offer any kind of childcare training. World-famous for providing the very best early years training and education, Norland remains cutting-edge. Today’s students pursue the most up-to-date academic childcare training and the highest practice standards in line with the latest research.

Celebrating over 130 years of pioneering history
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Join Kyle and our all-student panel at #NorlandUnwrapped on 1 May to get to know more about #StudentLife at Norland!

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