Newman University, Birmingham

Degree level: Postgraduate

Early Childhood Education and Care (Taught)

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Course summary

Newman has expanded its Master’s-level provision aimed specifically at educational professionals, teachers, lecturers and others working in educational settings in support roles in recognition of the importance of sustained professional development. Our Master's provision will be run online, with some face-to-face tutorials where required. The on-campus elements will vary depending on each tutor and will be discussed with students beforehand. Course content Newman offers you the opportunity to enhance your professional knowledge, understanding and skills by developing and implementing systematic professional enquiry and research. You can also expect to further develop your knowledge, understanding, and skills in curriculum development. The course promotes critical engagement in a range of contemporary issues pertinent to specific interests and needs and you are encouraged to explore your own personal and professional interests and expertise. If you wish to progress your studies even further then the course provides an appropriate academic platform for progression to PhD/EdD study.

Course details

Modules

Please refer to the Newman University website for details.

Assessment method

Please refer to the Newman University website for details.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in a relevant subject area from a UK university or an overseas university agreed by NARIC as equivalent and subject to ILET and EU requirements. Consideration will be given to students with lower level qualifications who have a relevant range of professional experience. Professional experience that equates to degree level will be considered by the Course Co-ordinator. If some non-graduates are to be considered pre-entry tasks will be considered and used at the co-ordinator’s discretion. International Students: Newman University is not licenced by the UK Government to sponsor migrant students under the Student route and is therefore unable to accept applications from international students at present.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £1000* Module
Northern Ireland £1000* Module
Scotland £1000* Module
Wales £1000* Module

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments). N.B. A minimum of 60 credits are required to complete the post graduate certificate. Fee per 30 credit module: £1,000
Early Childhood Education and Care at Newman University, Birmingham - UCAS