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Early Childhood Studies

Anglia Ruskin University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
13500 GBP/year
7900 GBP/year
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About

The Early Childhood Studies course at Anglia Ruskin University advances your knowledge of young children’s learning and develop your early years practice and professionalism. Explore areas of personal interest in early childhood education and care whilst also enhancing your research skills. There will also be opportunities to visit different early years settings.

Overview

If you have a degree in early childhood studies, pre-school education or a related subject, the Early Childhood Studies course at Anglia Ruskin University 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.

Careers

Are you working with children, or do you intend to work with children in the future?  If so, our MA will enhance your career. It provides a highly relevant professional development opportunity for you whether you’re an early years or pre-school teacher, a manager in a childcare setting, a family support worker or an early years consultant. It’s also a great starting point if you’re looking for a career in academia and is a step towards a PhD or EdD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • It can take up to four weeks to consider applications, so we recommend you apply at least a month before your preferred start date.

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first degree, with honours, at a minimum final classification of Lower Second (2:2) or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • UK & EU students, (per year, part-time): £3,950
  • International students, (per year, part-time): £6,750

Funding

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