University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Childhood Practice

This programme provides a practice-based examination of the theoretical approaches important to leadership and management within childhood practice.

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to have a degree (or equivalent) in any academic discipline. Applicants should also have completed or be prepared to undertake a practice qualification: HNC, SVQ3, SVQ4 (in children's care, learning and development or playwork) or an equivalent professional qualification that allows them to register with a professional body (RCN/GTCs etc). Any applicant who does not meet these requirements but is currently working in a childcare setting and holds a degree can apply with the understanding that they must complete a practice qualification before graduation from the University of Glasgow. Applicants are expected to undertake placement based assignments. Applicants are required to provide an employer's reference to help support their application.

Course modules

Students take 4 core courses and 2 placement courses. Core courses: childhood practice: building a professional learning community; leading improvements in childhood practice; contemporary perspectives on children and childhoods; practitioner enquiry and decision making.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MEd Part-time September 2016 GBP 321 per Credit (England) 36 months
MEd Part-time September 2016 GBP 321 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 36 months
MEd Part-time September 2016 GBP 321 per Credit (Scotland) 36 months
MEd Part-time September 2016 GBP 321 per Credit (Wales) 36 months
MEd Part-time September 2016 GBP 321 per Credit (EU) 36 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 321 per Credit (EU) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 321 per Credit (England) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 321 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 321 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 321 per Credit (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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