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Early Childhood Education

Qatar University

Postgraduate Diploma
24 months
Duration
371 EUR/credit
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About

The Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Early Childhood Education is one of the teacher preparation diploma programs in the College of Education at Qatar University. 

Overview

The Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Early Childhood Education offered by the Qatar University provides instruction and field based practicum for educators and other professionals committed to serving young children.

The goal of this program is to prepare educators to teach the curriculum necessary for independent schools in Qatar grades P-2. Accomplishment of this goal will require competent, motivated teachers who will prepare children to achieve educational goals at the highest international standards.

This program consists of 30 credit hours taught in 3 semesters. Classes are field-based, with students observing and practicing skills learned in the program courses.

Vision

The Early Childhood program at Qatar University seeks to become a leading program in the region which prepares highly qualified educators and other professionals in the field of early childhood to work with young children in a variety of settings. The Early Childhood Education Program plays a significant role in the “Education for a New Era” initiative launched by the State of Qatar, designed to create a modern world class public school system in the country. It is designed to prepare teachers who can work with young children in different contexts.

Mission

The Diploma in Early Childhood Education Program at Qatar University aims to prepare highly skilled, motivated teachers to teach in Qatar’s Independent Schools and who will prepare young children to achieve educational goals at the highest international standards.

Objectives

This program seeks to support the vision of Qatar University by offering high quality, learning-centered education to candidates seeking teacher certification so that they may:

  • Describe the implications for teaching and learning of the early childhood years.
  • Incorporate knowledge about relationships among society, culture, and childhood into professional practice.
  • Engage in teaching and assessment practices that promote deep learning for all children.
  • Create programs for children that recognize the critical role of the family and community in children's lives.
  • Display the highest standards of professionalism. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Qatari Schools and Society
  • Human Development and Learning
  • Instructional Planning and Assessment
  • Introduction to Special Education
  • Management of the Instructional Environment
  • Preschoolers and Learning
  • Methods of Teaching in Early Childhood Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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.
2.8

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
68
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).
5.5

Other requirements

General requirements

All applicants to the Diploma in Early Childhood Education program who meet the following minimum criteria will be considered for admission to Qatar University:

  • Completed a bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 from a university or college accredited by an international accrediting association or by the Ministry of Higher Education or equivalent in that country.
  • Pass  the personal interview.
  • Successful completion of a discipline-specific content knowledge test.
  • Successful completion of computer test with 70% at least.
  • Essay (writing sample)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    371 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 371 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    371 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 371 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.

National and International Students: 1,500 QR

Funding

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