University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD Lampeter and Carmarthen)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD)

Early Literacy

This is a new postgraduate qualification designed for those supporting young children�s literacy. It provides ideal training and staff development to improve delivery of the Literacy Framework, up skill practitioners and raise children�s literacy standards.

Entry requirements

The course is designed for professionals already working or volunteering within the education or childcare sector. Entry can be via: an initial degree by an approved degree awarding body; a non-graduate qualification which is deemed to be of a satisfactory standard for the purpose of post-graduate study. Non-graduates may also be admitted to the degree provided that they have gained a minimum of 3 years professional experience relevant to the course and they can demonstrate a satisfactory level of writing / analytical skills. Applicants are interviewed to discuss particular entry requirements. All applicants are required to provide a satisfactory enhanced disclosure document from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Course modules

During the Postgraduate Diploma students study modules linked to: research in a changing world; alternative literacies; early literacy history, research and policy; literate environments. Students completing the MA are also required to complete a research based dissertation within the field of early childhood literacy.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Carmarthen Campus Carmarthen SA31 3EP Wales

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