UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Early Years Education

The programme allows students to engage with current issues and debates relevant to early years education, increasing understanding of policy development and developing leadership knowledge and skills in assessing the quality of early years practice. Students gain understanding of general methodology and research methods, which enables them to conduct research in early years settings.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required. Appropriate experience of working with young children is desirable.

Course modules

Core modules: contemporary issues in the early years; early childhood education; researching early years and primary education. Options: leadership in early childhood education.

Assessment methods

This programme is delivered through face-to-face evening sessions. Assessment is through assignments and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 7,145 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 15,525 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) - 1 years
MA Variable - 4 years
MA Distance learning - 4 years

Campus details

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Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
0207 331 5100