About Fees Study Entry Future How to apply Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education MA in Education and Early Childhood Postgraduate - Taught MA Open for admission in 2018/19 Start in September Full time Part time MA 1 year up to 5 years How to apply About the course This specialist education pathway focuses on policies, services, child development, early years pedagogy, and research in early childhood. The emphasis is on the years from birth to five. You will be encouraged to draw on sociocultural perspectives on childhood, government policy, relevant research and curricular approaches - and on your own experience - in examining issues related to early childhood education. A central aim is to help early years professionals to develop a clear understanding of, and a critical perspective on, issues around early childhood studies. MA in Education and Early Childhood can be studied one year full-time, or up to five years part-time. Our teaching staff Kerrie Lee Dr Julie Brierley Dr Joanne Traunter Come to an open day Grab a prospectus Where you'll study Click to view directions on Google Maps Hull Campus Get in touch Admissions +44 (0)1482 466850 International Enquiries Fees and funding Home/EU: £6,755 Home/EU (part-time): £750 (20 credits), £2,250 (60 credits), £3,380 (90 credits) Part-time fees are charged pro-rata to the full-time fee, according to the number of credits being studied. A new system of postgraduate loans for Masters degrees in the UK are now available. They provide up to £10,609 for full-time and part-time taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. For more information, visit our Postgraduate Loans page. International: £13,500 Graduate Studentship The University of Hull is pleased to offer graduates progressing from undergraduate to postgraduate taught study a studentship towards the cost of their tuition fees. Find out if you’re eligible by visiting the University of Hull Graduate Studentship page. International Scholarships and Bursaries For a list of all scholarships and bursaries for international students, please visit the International Scholarships and Bursaries page. We also offer an International Studentship Scheme Discount. UK and EU Scholarships and Bursaries The University offers a range of scholarships to help you with your studies. For more information, please visit the UK and EU Scholarships and Bursaries page. “The quality of the training I’ve received at the University of Hull, together with my school experience, was outstanding and most enjoyable." Simon Baldwin, PGCE (Chemistry) What you'll study You have the option of leaving the programme at the end of stage 1 with a Postgraduate Certificate in Education or at the end of stage 2 with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education as long as you have earned sufficient credits. Core modules Contemporary and Critical Perspectives in Education Research Methodologies in Education International and Intercultural Education Early Childhood Dissertation Related courses MA in Pedagogy and Practice MA in Education MA in Education and Digital Technologies MA in Education and Leadership MA in Education, Inclusion and Special Needs EdD Education - Doctor of Education Education research degrees Our postgraduate degrees give teachers and other professionals the skills, knowledge and leadership qualities to make a difference to the lives of children, young people and adults. Strong partnerships with hundreds of schools, colleges, community organisations and early years settings. Our range of programmes allow you to specialise in a particular age range or area. We have strong partnerships for initial teacher training and offer a wide range of PGCE programmes at postgraduate level. Entry requirements A minimum of 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a related subject or appropriate professional experience is generally required. International students If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level. This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here. If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses. Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements. Future prospects Our Masters students explore a range of current educational practice, looking at key issues and policy. Graduates leave with reflective and practical skills and the knowledge they need to contribute to their chosen learning community.