University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Early Years

This course is suitable for graduates or non-graduates with relevant experience looking to enhance their knowledge in the area and reflect on their own work with children in light of recent initiatives within education; during the course students explore child development and effective early learning and consider international and historical perspectives; students examine some of the issues that are recognised as being fundamental to the new approaches, such as child-centred, experiential learning and the use of the outdoor classroom; the course is grounded in the belief that a multi-disciplinary approach to working with children is crucial if their needs are to be met holistically and as such it aims to promote inter-professional dialogues throughout study.

Entry requirements

Normally graduates, or if a non-graduate, relevant experience needed.

Course modules

Modules include: Child development; supporting early learning.

Assessment methods

Each module is normally assessed by a written assignment of 5,000 words.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus, Newport Newport (Wales) NP20 2BP Wales

Key information

Enquiries and Admissions Unit
Telephone number: 
03455 767778