University of East London

Course Introduction

The programme enables students to develop an in'depth knowledge of early childhood studies and to engage critically with issues and developments in the field, in order to enhance their own learning and professional development; the course provides a modular credit based programme providing advanced study of early childhood theory and practice, and a focus on research in a specialist area in the field of early childhood studies.

Course Modules

Modules: Contemporary issues in early childhood (core); dissertation in the field of early childhood (core). Students will choose to study one of the options below: Research methods in the field of early childhood (option); policy issues in early childhood: national and international perspectives (option); curriculum models in early childhood (option).

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA £6,540 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA £12,480 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA £1,090 Home Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Minimum 2.2 Honours in Early Childhood Studies, Social Policy, Health Studies or related subject. English language requirements: Overall IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).