University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Early Childhood Studies

You will have the opportunity to focus on current issues faced by early year professionals and you'll study early years education in international contexts. Themes include children's rights, sociology of childhood, psychological perspectives on childhood and international approaches to early years education.The course can be tailored to suit you to help ensure your knowledge and academic skills progress throughout the course. The course combines knowledge about practical aspects of the early years curriculum with the opportunity to bring a theoretical understanding to help to deepen and challenge your thinking.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree at 2.2 or above or professional equivalent and 2 years full-time experience in a professional role in education or a related area. An Honours degree at 2.2 or above in a directly relevant area. Applicants whose 1st language or language of instruction is not English will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: International approaches to early childhood education; dissertation. 3 further modules from: exploring teaching and learning; developing effective leadership; education society and development; introduction to action research in teaching and learning; managing learning and development in organisations; e-tutoring; mentoring and coaching; methods of enquiry; understanding e-learning; exploring teaching and learning; cross-cultural learning.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time January 2017 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Huddersfield Huddersfield HD1 3DH Yorkshire and the Humber

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