Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University

Early Childhood Education

This course offers a great opportunity to explore aspects of young children's lives in more depth, examining current policies and practices to build on existing knowledge.

Entry requirements

2.2 or equivalent degree in an appropriate subject and a current disclosure and barring service (DBS) certificate is desirable. Without this clearance you will not be able to conduct fieldwork or research in early years settings and schools. Exceptional entry may also be granted if you are a professional who has experiential knowledge equivalent to a 1st degree. If English is not the 1st language students are expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 (academic level) or equivalent English language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.

Course modules

Core modules include: Investigating education through research; major project. Optional modules include: Early childhood (principles, practice and professionalism); specialist studies in early childhood education and care; professional enquiry for early childhood; national and international policy perspectives.

Assessment methods

Assessments are based on presentations and written assignments as well as group work and peer reviews and a 15000-word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,200 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 11,200 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Chelmsford Campus Chelmsford CM1 1SQ South East

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Anglia Ruskin University
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01245 68 68 68