Canterbury Christ Church University: Early Childhood Education

InstitutionCanterbury Christ Church University View institution profile
Department Faculty of Education
Web https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/
Email courses@canterbury.ac.uk
Telephone 01227 782900
Study type Taught

Summary

This MA offers you the opportunity to explore current issues within early childhood education in national and international contexts, and can open up a wide range of career opportunities in areas including childcare management, lecturing and research.

It focuses on the crucial role that experiences in early education play in producing happy, healthy and successful children. Drawing on your own professional experience, practice and interests you'll be able to research and develop specialist areas of expertise within this field.

Specifically, our re-validated course provides an exciting new opportunity to: Engage in rigorous and critical professional development; Explore issues of relevance to your own workplace; Enhance your skills in research and critical enquiry; Investigate the latest research; Innovate and lead practice;

The MA attracts a wide range of graduates from a variety of backgrounds not necessarily Early Years related but those who wish to expand and deepen their knowledge of young children from birth to 8 years. Throughout the course you will have the opportunity to engage in extracurricular activities hosted by the University such as conferences, open lectures, and visits to early years settings.

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Canterbury Christchurch University

Originally starting out as a teacher training college in the 1960s, Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) now offers a diverse range of courses and has a very strong record for health-related courses and teacher education.

There are four academic faculties:

The University has ambitious and exciting plans for the future with a £150 million campus development, which includes a new centre for engineering and technology, and a stunning, new arts building which opened in January 2019. Further investment in STEM includes the creation of Kent and ...

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