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Course summary

If you have a degree in early childhood studies, pre-school education or a related subject, our MA offers a great opportunity to explore aspects of young children’s lives in more depth, examining current policies and practices to build on your existing knowledge. If that’s you, why not take this opportunity to boost your skills and knowledge? You’ll be able to link your newly-learned theories and research with your practice from the start, boosting your contribution to your workplace and enhancing your career prospects. Taught by experienced tutors who are passionate about using insights from research to enhance the lives of young children and their families. The course focusses on early childhood education from birth until eight years old and you'll graduate with a valuable postgraduate qualification.

Modules

Core modules Educational and Social Research Methods Major Project Optional modules Early Childhood - Principles, Practice & Professionalism Specialist Studies in Early Childhood Education and Care Professional Enquiry for Early Childhood National and International Policy Perspectives

Assessment method

You’ll be assessed in a variety of ways including presentations and written assignments as well as group work and peer reviews. For each 30 credit module you’ll complete an assessment of 6,000 words or equivalent. Your Major Project will usually be a written research report of around 15,000 words.


Entry requirements

A first degree, with honours, at a minimum final classification of Lower Second (2:2) or equivalent. If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 ( Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please refer to our website for details: https://aru.ac.uk/study/tuition-fees
Early Childhood Education at Anglia Ruskin University - UCAS