Taught course

Early Childhood Studies

Institution
University of Huddersfield · Department of Education and Community Studies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

An honours degree at 2:2 or above or professional equivalent and 2 years full-time experience in a professional role in Education or a related area. An honours degree at 2:2 or above in a directly relevant area. Applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

If you're looking to develop your career within the specialist field of early childhood education, then this course could be for you.You'll have the opportunity to focus on current issues faced by early year professionals and you'll study early years education in international contexts. Themes include children's rights, sociology of childhood, psychological perspectives on childhood and international approaches to early years education.The course can be tailored to suit you to help ensure your knowledge and academic skills progress throughout the course.

The course combines knowledge about practical aspects of the early years curriculum with the opportunity to bring a theoretical understanding to help to deepen and challenge your thinking.

You'll be taught by an outstanding team of teachers; in fact we've been ranked in the top five in the Guardian Guide for Education for the sixth year running.You'll also have access to our extensive professional and academic network which feeds directly into course design and delivery and to excellent facilities and specialist equipment.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Course enquiries (D332 and D242)
Email
sepd@hud.ac.uk
Phone
01484 478249