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14750 GBP/year
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About

The Early Childhood Education programme from University of Hertfordshire supports you in developing your knowledge and understanding of issues and practice through enquiry and research. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The programme from University of Hertfordshire provides a range of module choices, but you are encouraged to bring your own ideas and focus on your own particular professional interests. This award is gained through taking an early childhood education focus for 50% of the study, including the Dissertation.

Applicants must have substantial experience of practice in early childhood educational settings, or must have a bachelor degree in early childhood education.

Why choose this course?

This MA Early Childhood Education award aims to equip students to enhance service provision at nursery, local and national level becoming or preparing to become a change agent in their own practice and in early childhood practice in general.  Students will build on and deepen their knowledge and understanding of practice and theory in relation to child development, curriculum design and pedagogical leadership

Through this programme you will:

  • Develop and deepen your knowledge and understanding of issues relating to education practice through critical reflection, analysis and enquiry
  • Develop your ability to critically analyse educational theory and how it links to practice
  • Become a member of a supportive learning community and learn from professionals from a range of educational settings
  • Become a successful practitioner researcher

What job can I get?

Through the choice of modules and their dissertation topic students can focus on specific aspects of their own professional development or prepare for a future role in research or for doctoral studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Exploring Approaches to Research
  • Early Childhood Education Dissertation
  • Developing Subject and Professional Knowledge
  • Creativity: You and Your Practice
  • Early Childhood: Foundations for Life
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Leadership and Management
  • Education, Social Justice and Social Change

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You would need to have an honours degree (2:2 or higher) or equivalent qualifications and/or experience.  Overseas awards need to be recognised as equivalent by NARIC.
  • English language Grade 4 or above (Grade C or above under the old grading structure), or equivalent.
  • Applicants from non-English speaking countries must provide evidence of English language proficiency equivalent to overall IELTS Academic score 7.0 with 6.5 minimum in each band. For country specific qualifications, please visit our Your Country page.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14750 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9750 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Part-time

  • UK: £810 per 15 credits
  • International: £1230 per 15 credits

Living costs for Hatfield

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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