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Part time evening
MA - Master of Arts
This course aims to further develop your professional knowledge, understandings in Early Years Education and Care, applicable to a wide range of practice-based settings.
For all students this will require you to undertake observations in work-place practice, and advice and support from tutors will be provided to facilitate assessment and learning on the course.
You will study with other professionals from a range of educational organisations including schools, local authority organisations, the lifelong learning sector and universities.
The course is available for part time study, giving students access to a range of optional units with broad themes that allows individuals to focus on specific areas of study within the units in order to personalise these appropriate to their interests and needs. In this way you will be able to make a deeper, more specialist analysis in one particular core theme, or appropriate to one area of your own practice or experience.
Alongside the taught units, you will study Research Methods in the workplace in preparation for your dissertation.
The MA Education (Early Years) aims to:
How will I be assessed?
You will complete a range of assessments, many of which you can tailor to your existing or developing interests and experience.
You will do a number of oral presentations, which not only improve your ability to present information in a professional and coherent way but also enable the sharing of research and experience amongst the group.
Written assessments include portfolios, case studies, essays and literature reviews.
You will develop your research skills throughout the course and apply them to a final applied project or dissertation.
For this course (per year)
The full-time standard fee for a taught Master's degree for the Academic Year 2023/24 is £14,600. It is a guide to part time students.
Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent. We will also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications or appropriate work experience.
The University of Bedfordshire is a modern university with a vibrant and cosmopolitan student population that includes around 20,000 students from over 100 countries. It offers a wide variety of research-informed courses, which believes in nurturing students to become educated, employable and entrepreneurial global citizens. Bedfordshire has campuses located in: Luton Bedford Milton Keynes Aylesbury Putteridge Bury The...more
Part time evening | 3 years | OCT-23