University of Northampton
Education (Early Years Pathway)
Throughout the course there are opportunities to engage in deep-level critical reflection with professionals and specialist tutors to gain secure understanding of complex issues in the field of Early Years and inform professional practice.
Applicants will normally have an Honours degree from a UK institution or equivalent. Some modules require applicants to have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS) or equivalent. Applicants with recent professional experience of five years or more will be positively considered. In this case the applicant will usually be interviewed and must demonstrate suitability for the course by providing evidence of significant professional engagement in children�s services at graduate level or equivalent.
Current theory and practice in early childhood education and care; supporting parents and developing communities; promoting inclusive practice; autism in the early years; young children�s rights and participation; contemporary issues in the early years; young children�s literature, media and culture; documenting young children�s learning.
The course assessment involves essays, portfolios, presentations, practical projects and small scale studies. Students complete their final dissertation or research thesis on a topic negotiated with a tutor.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Park Campus||Northampton||NN2 7AL||East Midlands|