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Early Childhood Education - PgCert / PgDip / MA

  • School of Education
  • Duration
  • Full Time: 2 years
  • Fees
  • Full Time: €4,290 per year
    International Students: €9,250 International

This programme is designed to give you the opportunity to:

  • develop an advanced knowledge and understanding of Early Childhood Studies
  • apply analysis, synthesis and evaluative skills to the research and study of Early
  • Childhood Education settings
  • extend and develop in-depth knowledge of a specialist area
  • to prepare for and plan a piece of advanced research in the field of Early Childhood Studies

The learning outcomes are summarised as:

  • comprehensive overview of existing and current developments in Early Childhood Studies
  • critical evaluation of Early Years theory
  • systematic gathering and use of research findings for structuring an argument
  • taking and implementing decisions based on analysis and investigation
  • enhanced interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • facilitating own learning through independent study and research
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