Over 65 years in INNOVATIVE education.
Montessori Centre International (MCI) is one of the UK’s leading providers of Montessori and Early Years training. Our courses create a vibrant and diverse community of ambitious students from all over the globe. MCI students are dedicated to learning about the Montessori approach and what it offers young children.
Balance family life with a meaningful career
We offer our students the option to study in-class, online or a combination of both.
Make a difference to children’s lives
Montessori Practitioners have a lasting positive impact on the children you engage with.
Connecting students around the globe
Our courses are known internationally. As a result, our students come from all across the globe.
Flexible student finance options
Students may benefit from various student finance and bursary options.
Achieve your professional ASPIRATIONS at MCI
Our blended learning approach combines studying on campus and online, using our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), enabling students to connect, share and collaborate to build the expanding community of international Montessori practitioners.Which course is right for me?
BA Hons degree
A 3 yr full-time course for those looking for a full Montessori qualification at degree level.Explore course
A 2 yr full-time course with part-time options for MCI graduates, studying towards a degree level qualification.Explore course
A 1-2 yr flexible course for those wanting to start a career in Montessori education.Explore course
A 1-2 yr Blended Learning course for those wanting to start a career in Montessori education.Explore course
A powerful Virtual Learning Environment to SUPPORT your studies
Explore our Montessori method and history timeline.
Variety of units and areas of study for the Introduction to the Montessori Approach course.
The virtual learning environment homepage showing you the available courses and a preview of the one you might be interested in.
Each course gives you a list of resources and reading you might find interesting.
Highlighting the modules of studies for each course.
Your questions answered
What is the MCI Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)?
Our VLE allows you to attend our college virtually – wherever you are in the world, at any time of day. You’ll be able to study, talk with other students, message your tutor, submit assignments and read feedback on your work.
You will have video content, interactive games, academic discussion forums, podcast clips and much more! Every assignment you submit will be kept on the VLE with your tutor’s feedback, allowing you to track your progress through the course. With our VLE, we bring the college to wherever you are. https://mcivl.com/step-by-step-moodle-vle-guide
Are there any options to fund my course?
Where can I find your student protection plan?
Our Student Protection Plan can be accessed or downloaded here.
Where can I view your Transparency Return tables?
Montessori Centre International is required to make an annual transparency data return to the Office for Students, the independent regulator of higher education in England. View our Transparency Return Tables here.
Where can I find your Admissions Complaints & Appeals Policy?
You can access our Admissions Complaints & Appeals Policy here.
Thinking of transferring to MCI?
If you’re currently studying at another university and would like to transfer to us you’ll be pleased to know that many of our courses are open to you; please contact our Admission team for further details. Eligibility for advanced entry (APEL/ RPL) will be assessed by academic staff on an individual basis and will be based on your previous evidence of study/ work experience and your references.
Thinking of moving away from MCI?
If you wish to transfer from MCI to another institution, you will need to formally withdraw by completing a withdrawal form which our Student Services team can help you with; please contact us here. Transferring from one institution to another is a major decision and we want to be sure that you have raised and discussed any concerns you might have so we can support you in making this decision. Please discuss your decision to withdraw with your Tutor.