University of Hull

University of Hull

Education and Early Childhood Studies

This specialist education pathway focuses on policies, services, child development, early years pedagogy, and research in early childhood. The emphasis is on the years from birth to five. You will be encouraged to draw on sociocultural perspectives on childhood, government policy, relevant research and curricular approaches - and on your own experience - in examining issues related to early childhood education. A central aim is to help early years professionals to develop a clear understanding of, and a critical perspective on, issues around early childhood studies.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 First degree or equivalent in relevant subject or appropriate experience in a professional environment; International applicants - Competence in English is required for international students. For example: IELTS with 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each skill; previous study in English is accepted; candidates that do not meet the language requirements may take an English course at the University of Hull prior to entering the programme.

Course modules

You study three core modules:;

Contemporary and Critical Perspectives in Education;
Research Methodologies in Education;
International and Intercultural Education;

And a specialised module:;

Early Childhood;

You then complete a 60 credit dissertation which will allow you to identify and examine a topic of interest to you.

Assessment methods

Students complete a dissertation which will allows them to identify and examine a topic of interest.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (EU) 5 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (England) 5 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hull Campus Hull HU6 7RX Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Team
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01482 466850