Education Studies - Early Childhood Education

Marino Institute of Education

 

Course Name Education Studies - Early Childhood Education
Course Provider Marino Institute of Education
Alternative Provider(s) Trinity College Dublin
Course Code 87842 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Griffith Avenue
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Duration 2 years part-time.
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Entry Requirements

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An honours degree (level 8) with a second class honours or higher and at least three years teaching experience or equivalent professional experience. In exceptional cases students who meet the honours degree requirement b...

Comment Award level: NFQ 9
Awarding body: Trinity College Dublin,
The University of Dublin
Course Content

Expand+The Master in Education Studies (Early Childhood Education) offers a distinctive learning experience based on developing in the participants a deep theoretical understanding and critical awareness of key issues in early childhood education, particula...

Subjects Taught

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Year 1

Module 1

Early Childhood Education: Policy and Practice
• International best practice and early childhood education
• Early childhood education policy and practice in Ireland
• Theory and practice of play in early ch...

Assessment Method How is the course assessed?
Assessment is linked to the modular nature of the course. It consists of assignments, essays, case studies and a literature review in year 1, followed by a research proposal and dissertation in year 2.
Number of Credits ECTS Credits: 90
Careers or Further Progression

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Graduates of the course would be well prepared for many leadership, evaluative and management roles in early childhood education. This would include school principalship or management of an early childhood education sett...

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