Early Childhood, Master | Part time | University of Chester | Chester, United Kingdom
36 months
13450 GBP/year
6885 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Early Childhood programme from University of Chester is designed to meet the interests of a wide range of participants from nurseries, universities, colleges, schools and local authorities.


The Early Childhood programme from University of Chester is a unique phase in the life of a child and, as such, requires a great deal of knowledge and expertise from those working in the sector. The MA in Early Childhood aims to support you to develop an in-depth understanding of a wide range of topics related to early childhood.

Why Study Early Childhood with us?

The common factor for all potential participants is the desire to develop their expertise in the field of early childhood.

The blend of students from different professional backgrounds enables discussion, debate and the sharing of experiences in a supportive and welcoming environment, facilitated by staff who are experts in the field of early childhood.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research design 
  • Negotiated Study 
  • Professional Practice: a pedagogy and curriculum for the early years 
  • Leadership and Management in Early Childhood 
  • Technology and Childhood 
  • Children and Communities

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UK/EU: Applicants should normally hold a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum second class honours, or equivalent, in an area broadly related to early childhood. Those with a degree in a different area but with significant experience of working in early childhood settings will also be considered, as will those holding a PGCE.
  • International: Students from countries outside the UK are expected to have entry qualifications roughly equivalent to UK A Level for undergraduate study and British Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) for postgraduate study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13450 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    6885 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6885 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Chester

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.


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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