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 won�t be able to conduct fieldwork or research in early years settings and schools. Exceptional entry may also be granted if you�re 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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,850 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 10,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,925 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

International admissions
Telephone number: 
01245 683680