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Joint Degree in Teacher in Early Childhood Education + Pedagogy Madrid

Study the Double Degree in Early Childhood Education + Pedagogy and in only 4 years you will be able to work as a teacher and lead the creation of educational models.
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Degree Program in Early Childhood Education + Pedagogy

The Double Degree in Early Childhood Education + Pedagogy of the UCJC allows you to obtain two official degrees in only 4 years and qualifies you both to accompany the learning of children from 0 to 6 years and to innovate and rethink entire educational systems.

You will study at the first Spanish-speaking university affiliated to the International Baccalaureate Organization, training you in the vision, pedagogical frameworks, active methodologies and educational philosophies of different approaches: Montessori, Reggio Emilia, Warldof… You will have access to free courses in CPR, First Aid, Pedagogy of the Game or the one that will provide you with the title of University Expert in Teaching Catholic Religion.

Duración Duration: 4 years
Duración Start: September 2024
Duración 480 ECTS credits
Duración In-person and online
Duración Spanish
Duración Villafranca Campus - School of Education
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What sets us apart
We tell you why you should choose us to study this degree program.

DOUBLE DEGREE
Obtain two official degrees in four years: you will study simultaneously the degree in Early Childhood Education in classroom mode and the degree in Pedagogy in online mode, comfortably a few afternoons a week.

ORGANIZATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
Take advantage of our experience to obtain the IB Professional Certificates: We are the first Spanish-speaking university accredited to teach programs of the International Baccalaureate Organization, we are part of the SEK Education Group, with more than 130 years of educational experience.

We tell you why you should choose us to study this degree program.

DOUBLE DEGREE
Obtain two official degrees in four years: you will study simultaneously the degree in Early Childhood Education in classroom mode and the degree in Pedagogy in online mode, comfortably a few afternoons a week.

ORGANIZATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
Take advantage of our experience to obtain the IB Professional Certificates: We are the first Spanish-speaking university accredited to teach programs of the International Baccalaureate Organization, we are part of the SEK Education Group, with more than 130 years of educational experience.

UCJC EDUCATIONAL CAMPUS
Our Didactic Campus will allow you to enjoy a double internship program. Added to the curricular internships of the degrees, you will be able to develop practical parts of the different subjects in real educational environments, within the SEK International Schools, receiving immediate feedback on how to apply the theory in the day to day life of a classroom.

UCJC PEDAGOGICAL MODEL: EXTENDED TEACHING LEARNING MODEL
A unique opportunity to study in a new pedagogical framework away from the traditional learning model and focused on the model of acquisition of both disciplinary and transversal competencies, within a synthesis of digital and physical learning environments, through active and collaborative methodologies.

REGGIO EMILIA TRAINING
All students of this double degree will be able to take, free of charge, an accredited course and practical workshops on the Reggio Emilia educational philosophy, which is currently the most complete pedagogical framework in holistic education that respects the integral development of the person.

PCP-DESA and First Aid Certificate
All students of this double degree will be able to receive free training in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid from expert professionals in Emergency and Out-of-Hospital Emergencies, and obtain an official certificate.

EXCLUSIVE “GAME PEDAGOGY” COURSE
Designed by Pedagogy of Play, a project of the prestigious Project Zero research center, Harvard Graduate School of Education and the LEGO Foundation. You will learn how, through play, to activate the mind to facilitate learning processes.

ACCREDITED CPR – DISA AND FIRST AID COURSE
You will learn the basic principles of first aid, primary and secondary assessment, vital signs, how to deal with emergency situations, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) maneuvers and procedures for using a defibrillator (AED).

DECA: EXPERT IN CATHOLIC RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
You will be able to access this title of University Expert, essential to teach the subject of Religion. This degree is issued by the Spanish Episcopal Conference.

An innovative learning model

At UCJC we help you develop the competencies and skills that will drive your success and your contribution to the future.

The Learning by Doing approach transforms education by providing students with real-world, hands-on experiences. Specific projects and activities develop practical skills, stimulate your creativity and prepare you for the world of work. It is an approach that promotes active and meaningful learning.

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Grade Details

Discover in depth how it is and how it will transform you the Double Degree in Early Childhood Education + Pedagogy of the UCJC.

With the Early Childhood Education Degree you will be prepared to be a professional trained to accompany children between the ages of 0 and 6 years old, in their learning process, respecting the individual development of each one.

From the vision and pedagogical framework of the Montessori, Reggio Emilia or Waldorf educational approaches, in which the child is the center of learning, you will learn to work in the classroom with multiple active methodologies: problem-based learning, collaborative learning, project-based learning, inquiry, or gamification.

Subjects and timetable of the Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education + Pedagogy

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Subjects per year

Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education

Subjects Credits Type Semester
Spanish language 6 Basic 1st year
English I 6 Basic 1st year
Educational psychology 6 Basic 1st year
Developmental psychology 6 Basic 1st year
Sociology of education and interculturality 6 Basic 1st year
The curriculum in early childhood education 7 Basic 2nd year
Education in its historical and international context 6 Basic 2nd year
Classroom observation and research 6 Basic 2nd year
Language development in early childhood education 5 Mandatory 2nd year
Practicum I 6 Internships 2nd year
Total 54

Degree in Pedagogy

Subjects Credits Type Semester
History of education 6 Basic 1st year
Information and communication technologies applied to education 6 Basic 1st year
Education theory 6 Basic 1st year
Sociology of education 6 Basic 1st year
Theory and practice of educational research 6 Basic 1st year
Comparative education policy 6 Basic 2nd year
Economics of education 6 Basic 2nd year
Educational psychology 6 Basic 2nd year
Developmental psychology 6 Basic 2nd year
General Didactics 6 Basic 2nd year
Diagnosis. Techniques and instruments 6 Mandatory 1st year
Learning disabilities and developmental disorders 6 Mandatory 1st year
Introduction to Psychopathology for Educators 6 Mandatory 1st year
Processes of social inclusion and exclusion 6 Mandatory 1st year
Legislation and legal regime of organizations 6 Mandatory 1st year
Educational guidance 6 Mandatory 2nd year
Total 36

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Total credits: 480 ECTS
Basic Training (B): 94 ECTS
Mandatory (OB): 159 ECTS
Elective (OP): 51 ECTS
External Internships (PE): 52 ECTS
Final Degree Project (TFG): 16 ECTS
Recognized credits: 121 ECTS

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Madrid-Villafranca Campus

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UCJC reserves the right to modify the established conditions described above due to any circumstances not foreseen at the time of formalising the registration / enrolment of the student, maintaining in any case the essential conditions of the same. Likewise, stays in the countries indicated are subject to possible variations, always seeking the best for the curricular and experiential development of the student.

Professors of the Degree in Early Childhood Education + Pedagogy

You will be trained by a team of renowned professors with extensive research and professional experience.
Marta Larragueta Arribas

Marta Larragueta Arribas

Doctora en Educación.
Ángeles Bueno Villaverde

Ángeles Bueno Villaverde

Doctora en Psicología de la Educación
José Antonio Fernández Bravo

José Antonio Fernández Bravo

Doctor en Ciencias de la Educación, especialidad de Didáctica

Internships and Employability

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Internships
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Internationality
Broaden your knowledge and live authentic academic, cultural and personal experiences in different countries in Europe, Asia and America.

To complete a global vision of early childhood education, the UCJC has developed collaborative programs with prestigious universities such as the University of Calgary. You will be able to have virtual meetings with their Early Childhood Education students and develop a multicultural vision of Education, so necessary nowadays.

You will be eligible for an International Week*, to learn about the educational and cultural ecosystems of different European, Asian or American countries. In addition, you will have the opportunity to complete your studies in prestigious universities around the world through Erasmus and/or bilateral agreements, highlighting universities such as the Finnish ones, which are referents at an educational level.

Fees and financial aid

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In the annual calls for scholarships and grants Camilo José Cela University offers various options for students admitted to the Double Degree in Early Childhood Education + Pedagogy. You will also find financing options to study. The scholarships offered by UCJC include students with diverse characteristics and achievements.

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Admission

We explain step by step how to complete the admission process at UCJC
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Admission test

You can do it in person or, if you prefer, online

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Submission of mandatory documents

Once the test has been carried out, you must provide us with the necessary documents.

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Submission of additional documents

Depending on the studies you have completed previously, we may request more documents from you.

Validations and mobility between study plans

At UCJC we value learning above all else.

If your studies do not suit you and you want to change to another degree, if you come from another university or if you have a degree and want to continue your academic training, you can count on our help and advice throughout the process.

Academic Portal

Obtain detailed information on the management and academic results of the degree courses

Through this portal you will be able to access documents, regulations and administrative procedures, such as the documentation on monitoring and renewal processes in the accreditation of the degree.

Frequently Asked Questions

These are some of the questions our students ask themselves.

What is a child pedagogue?

A child pedagogue is a professional who is in charge of guiding the intellectual, social and emotional development of children and adolescents.

How many years does the Double Degree in Early Childhood Education + Pedagogy last?

The Double Degree in Early Childhood Education + Pedagogy lasts 4 years.

What is studied in the Double Degree in Early Childhood Education + Pedagogy?

In this double degree you will study subjects such as child psychopathology, oral and written expression or early care and psychomotor development.

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