We accept applications from experienced practitioners with non-traditional qualifications.
AP(E)L regulations will apply.
IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (when applicable).
DBS clearance may be required for action research in an early years setting.
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Duration One year full-time or up to two years part-time
MA Early Years is the perfect course for anyone who has an interest in developing their knowledge and skills for working in early years policy, practice and/or leadership. It considers some of the 'living contradictions' that those working in early years face on a daily basis as they balance the needs of children, families and other stakeholders.
The course is designed for both students who work in the early years sector and those who are new to the sector; it provides a fantastic opportunity to do a substantive early years research project for your dissertation.
Passionate lecturers who have recent experience working in Early Years and Education.
Exceptional teaching and tutorial support enable our students to succeed.
Blended learning including taught days at Marjon and online tutorials to provide flexibility of study, enabling you to balance studying with work.
How can mentoring enhance early years practice?
What does quality in early years provision look like?
What does 'school readiness' really means?
Is play really the best way to support young children's development?
Our graduates can become leaders in early years settings or choose to set up consltancy and training provision, plugging the gap that exists now local authorities provide less training for early years settings.
Fees UK students: £6,500
Fees for International students: £12,000
Lectures, seminars, workshops, online tutorials and one-to-one tutorials.
Includes online blogs, essays, critical analysis and a dissertation.
Hannah is a former SureStart Children's Centre Manager, Nursery Manager and Early Years Professional, as well as an assessor and mentor. She is particularly interested in early years, play, inclusion and leadership.View full profile
Visiting Lecturer in Marjon Teacher Education PartnershipView profile
Marie has worked in Early Years and education for the past thirty years, working in various roles from manager to teaching assistant and with individuals who have special education needs. She is interested in policy, Early Years, active listening and children’s rights.
Associate LecturerView profile
Jayne is an experienced Early Years Teacher and Pre-School Manager with additional insight into primary education, including school governance. She teaches Child Development and Early Years Initial Teacher Training with a focus on Attachment, Transitions and Children's Emotional Development, as well as Leadership in Early Years.
Senior LecturerView profile
Jan was previously a primary head teacher in the South West and she now leads a teaching team at Marjon who together draw on decades of classroom experience and wide-ranging research specialisms to deliver Education courses.
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