M.A. On Campus

Education Early Childhood

University of Sheffield

12 months
19450 GBP/year
8500 GBP/year
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Our Education Early Childhood MA at University of Sheffield will encourage you to reflect on your experiences of early childhood education. You’ll explore a broad range of issues and debates on learning, pedagogy and curriculum in early childhood education.

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This one-year, full-time Education Early Childhood course at University of Sheffield covers a broad range of issues, encourages students to reflect on their experiences of current early childhood education policy and addresses theory and research relevant to their interests.


  • Teaching and learning takes place via lectures, weekly seminars, individual tutorials, discussion, active inquiry and investigations. 
  • Regular meetings with a personal tutor support and encourage your learning and understanding.
  • A weekly tutorial accompanies the taught modules.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Critical Issues in Education and Educational Research
  • Early Childhood: Development, Learning and Curriculum
  • Early Childhood: Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Education
  • The Practice of Research
  • Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class
Lower Second Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good honours degree in a related field is required.
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
  • We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19450 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 19450 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 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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