University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Early Years Pedagogue

The course develops opportunities for you to view your work in nursery and early primary settings in Scotland, in line with contemporary research and international perspectives of what makes effective early years pedagogy. The Early Years Pedagogue incorporates the need for teachers and practitioners to critically reflect on the adult�s role in developing and understanding young children�s learning journeys and narratives alongside recognising the vital role that the environment has to play in developing health, wellbeing and achievement.

Entry requirements

The early years pedagogue is a specialist postgraduate route for general teaching council for Scotland registered teachers and Bachelor of Arts in childhood Practice Honours graduates, working in the early years 3 to 8.Applicants should hold a post with an appropriate age group, or have sufficient guaranteed access to such a position in order to fulfil the assessment requirements of the modules.

Assessment methods

A range of practice, linked assessments have been developed to alongside module content.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MEd Part-time - 24 months
PgCert Part-time - 12 months
PgDip Part-time - 24 months

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