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MA/PGDip/PGCert Early Childhood Studies

University of Roehampton

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Roehampton

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-22, SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview:

This postgraduate programme draws on Froebel's understanding of the transformative power of young children's play on their thinking, and the crucial way that adults can either seek to assist or control young children’s intrinsic creativity. In adults' interactions with children, however, Froebel recognised the profound influence of the community and social context.

The syllabus is underpinned by an awareness of the influence of these social, cultural, and political contexts on young children's lives, and of the roots and structures of inequality that arise from these issues. The programme will strengthen your awareness and understanding of these influences and explore how you take account of them in action. In these respects, the programme also draws inspiration from the work of Paulo Freire, the radical and pioneering educator.

The teaching is informed by active research and scholarship in early years policy and practice, as well as leading research into young children’s well-being, thinking and understanding. There is a deep commitment to working in partnership with families and communities and to the development of students’ professionalism, advocacy, and leadership.

The programme is relevant, engaging and of professional and personal value for a variety of roles within the early years sector. For those working directly with young children, engagement with the course content will provide a platform for continuing professional development and career progression, while for those involved in early years policy or research, the course offers an opportunity to engage with up current thinking in a broad range of issues.

Career Options

Our graduates typically progress into careers in professional practice and leadership in early childhood, education, health, and social welfare.

Other possibilities are policy making, implementation, administration of early childhood services, research and developing the early years workforce in further and higher education. You will also achieve PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.

Application deadline

09 January 2022, 28 September 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,504per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Roehampton

  • University League Table

    79th

  • Campus address

    University of Roehampton, Erasmus House, Roehampton Lane, Wandsworth, SW15 5PU, England

Roehampton has a friendly international community made up of students from over 140 countries.
The university offers a range of generous scholarships aimed at international students, worth up to £4,000 a year.
A range of pre-sessional English courses are offered, and dedicated support for international students throughout their studies

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 84 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    115 56%

    53rd

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    14th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    57th

    12

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