Early Childhood Education & Care

Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus

 

Course Name Early Childhood Education & Care
Course Provider Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus
Alternative Provider(s) Institute of Technology Carlow - Wexford Campus, Institute of Technology Carlow - Wicklow Campus
Course Code CWL28 CWX08 CWW09
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Carlow Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Wexford Town, Wicklow Town, Carlow Town
Qualification Letters HDip
PAC Application Information

Expand+Course Codes:
CWL28 Higher Diploma in Arts in Early Childhood Education & Care CARLOW Part-time
CWW09 Higher Diploma in Arts in Early Childhood Education & Care WICKLOW Part-time
CWX08 Higher Diploma in Arts in Early Childhood Education & Care WE...

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Duration Carlow - 1 year part-time
Wexford - 1 year part-time
Wicklow - 1 year part-time.
Course Fee CWL28 Higher Diploma in Arts in Early Childhood Education & Care CARLOW Part-time €2,500

CWW09 Higher Diploma in Arts in Early Childhood Education & Care WICKLOW Part-time €2,500

CWX08 Higher Diploma in Arts in Early Childhood Education & Care WEXFORD Part-time €2,500

Programme Fees for Non-EU Students
Higher Diploma Programme Fee – €10,250
Entry Requirements

Expand+To be eligible for consideration for this Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care, an applicant must hold a minimum Level 7 relevant major qualification and be working in the early year’s sector. Garda vetting is required for this progra...

Course Content

Expand+What is this programme about?
This programme provides an opportunity for students to study for a one-year Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care. This programme is being offered as a direct response to the introduction of the free sch...

Subjects Taught What subjects will I study?

Pedagogy & Curriculum
Outdoor & After School
Education & Care
Children’s Literature in Early Childhood
Literacy, Numeracy, Science & Technology in Early Childhood Education & Care
Leading Contemporary & Quality Practice
Visual Arts in Early Childhood
Work based learning for ECEC
Philosophy in Early Childhood Education

NOTE: Specific modules may be subject to amendment after our 2021 programmatic review.
Assessment Method Exam information
Modules completed in Term 1 will, where applicable, be examined in early December 2021. Modules completed in Term 2 will, where applicable, be examined in May 2022.
Number of Credits 60 Credits
Careers or Further Progression What will I be able to do when I finish the programme?
On completion of this programme, students will be equipped with sufficient knowledge and skills in early childhood education and care to enable them to make a professional contribution to early childhood education & care, nationally and internationally.

Special Features of this programme
All learners must complete 500 hours of supervised professional practice in the Early Childhood Education and Care sector as part of this programme.
Further Enquiries Carlow & Wicklow
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT - BUSINESS
Dr Martin Meagher
BComm, MBA, MA, FCA, PhD
E: martin.meagher@itcarlow.ie

Wexford
DEPUTY HEAD OF CAMPUS
Dr Janette Davies
BSc, MA, PhD, MMII
E: janette.davies@itcarlow.ie