Education (Early Childhood Studies), M.A. | Teesside University | Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
M.A. On Campus

Education (Early Childhood Studies)

12 months
15000 GBP/year
6710 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This Education (Early Childhood Studies) programme is offered by Teesside University course aims to produce graduates who possess a sophisticated knowledge and understanding of early childhood relevant to their future careers and further learning.


You develop your academic and professional skills and knowledge appropriate to an area of educational interest, so you can continue your professional, educational and/or personal development by consolidating, enhancing and extending your disciplinary expertise, experience and abilities.

You also develop a range of advanced research skills appropriate to postgraduate study and professional practice that will enable you to critically evaluate existing work and design research to further knowledge within education

The learning and teaching strategy of the course is designed to encourage an individualised and progressive acquisition of knowledge and skills required for postgraduate study. Learning is scaffolded by moving from study methods that have a greater degree of support and guidance gradually towards more independence and self-direction. From the start of the Education (Early Childhood Studies) course from Teesside University you are supported to choose an area of education that is relevant to your own current or future professional practice which can form the focus of your learning.

How you learn

You share experiences and perspectives on aspects of practice. You study with students from other programmes who are from a variety of educational settings and backgrounds – this sharing gives you the opportunity to develop a systematic and critical understanding of the breadth and depth of knowledge in educational research and practice. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Combining Professional and Academic Practice
  • Contextualising Education
  • Educational Research: Practice and Planning
  • Education Dissertation
  • Using the Literature to Inform Educational Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Standard Postgraduate criteria will apply, plus:
  • In exceptional cases applicants who can demonstrate suitable significant experience and/or further study in the education discipline may be considered for the course and may be asked to attend an informal interview to assess their suitability. This will include intellectual and academic suitability for the course.
  • A written record of the informal interview will be kept

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6710 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6710 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time Fee for UK applicants £750 for each 20 credits

Living costs for Middlesbrough

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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