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MAEarly Years Professional Practice

University of Chichester United Kingdom, Chichester
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The MA Early Years Professional Practice has been developed by a team of professionally qualified and experienced practitioners who understand the application of best practice in the workplace and combine their practical expertise with academic excellence.

The course offers a flexible and responsive approach to meeting the CPD requirements of employers and practitioners. It addresses current agendas for flexible, practice focused and work based post-qualifying training.

Programme structure

The structure allows students to receive academic recognition for existing knowledge and skills, work-based learning, or modules taken at other institutions. These can be ‘imported’ into the course and count towards their final award and by combining them with further study at the University of Chichester.

• Child Development
• Leadership and Pedagogy
• Legal and Policy Frameworks
• Advanced Critical Analysis and Decision Making
• How to Conduct Research
Plus options
• Advanced Practice in Working with Risk
• Mentoring
• Developing Resilience
• Critical Review of Practice Theory
• Portfolio of Academic and Professional Learning & Development

Topic to reflect and contribute to the development of an aspect of Early Years Practice

Career opportunities

As well as developing their competence and confidence as an expert practitioner, the course helps students to:
• Exercise initiative and take personal responsibility
• Improve decision making in complex and unpredictable situations
• Show originality in tackling and solving problems systematically and creatively
• Develop their expertise in working effectively with others
• Contribute critically to the development of their

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Application start
Aug 1, 2017
May 1, 2018 23:59 (GMT)

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.