|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£16,000 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A good honours degree in a related field is required
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
Join education professionals from all over the world: our postgraduate courses will launch your career in education, or aid your continuing professional development.
Our graduates work in the UK and overseas in schools, universities, and local and national government. Some are teachers and lecturers. Others use their skills in policy development, education, administration, psychology and social work. Our research has a direct impact on educational theory, policy and practice; we’re supporting the development of children, families and learning communities through dedicated research centres.
This one-year, full-time course covers a broad range of issues, encourages students to reflect on their experiences of early childhood education current policy, and addresses theory and research relevant to their interests.
The content of the course follows that of the internationally renowned, part-time mixed-mode, distance-learning course, which has been running successfully since 1998.
Early Childhood 1: development, learning and curriculum
Critical Issues in Education and Educational Research
Early Childhood 2: contemporary issues in early childhood education
The Practice of Research
Individual dissertation supervision
One 6,000-word assignment per module
A 15,000–20,000-word research dissertation