Early Years Montessori Education

St. Nicholas Montessori College


Course Name Early Years Montessori Education
Course Provider St. Nicholas Montessori College
Course Code NM801
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Evening, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Cork City, Dublin
Qualification Letters H.Dip.
Application Date Entry to the FULL TIME and PART TIME programme is through direct application.

Cognate degree holders – Direct Application
Recognition of Prior Learning and Experience is available
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Expand+18 months
2 semesters per year
Mode of Study:
Full time
Part time
Blended Part-Time

Programmes are delivered in our Dun Laoghaire campus, just a few minutes walk from the DART station and also in Cork, South Mall. Some modules or parts of mo...

Course Fee Full time fees = € 4,975 per year
Part time fees = € 4,975 per year

Newly enrolling students must pay a €500 deposit to secure a place. The deposit will be deducted from the first year’s fees.

Instalment plans are available.

This programme is eligible for funding under the SUSI grant scheme.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Admission Requirements:

•A degree in any discipline at level 7/8 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).


•Full Garda vetting clearance.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
The College recognises that many g...

Course Content

Expand+The Higher Diploma (Level 8) in Arts in Early Years Montessori Education is designed for graduates who wish to embark on a career in pre-school education. This programme provides a broad understanding of the field of Early Childhood Education and Car...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1

Module 1-01: Professional Placement and Development in ECEC
Module 1-02: The Creative Child
Module 1-03: Developmental Psychology
Module 1-04: Social Policy in ECEC
Module 1-05: Sociology of Childhood: Spaces and Places
Module 1-06: Th...

Number of Credits BA (QQI Level 8)
ECTS = 120
Further Enquiries For further information about the course contact the Programme Director Ann King email: ann.king@snmci.ie
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