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Course Overview

An interesting suite of modules supports and underpins experiential learning and offers exciting opportunities for personal and professional development. The programme will provide a broad base of topic areas that will enable students to develop their ability to critically reflect and evaluate their own practice from an informed professional perspective. The programme will be offered generically across all age ranges but students will be able to specialise according to their employment sector. This element of specialism is important in providing students with a qualification than has creditability and application to their sector and enhances further careers. Students will undertake a programme of study that focuses on and identifies current influences that are shaping policy and practice and informing teaching and learning locally.

Level 7
3 years part-time
Awarding Body
University of Hull
Department of Early Years
Course Fees
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Units and Structure


  • Effective Pedagogy and Child Development
  • Reflections in a Professional Context
  • Small Scale Work Based Research Project


  • Digital Technological Advancement in the Classroom
  • Assessment for Learning
  • National and International Educational Reform


  • Major Independent Study

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

A Bachelors degree at 2:2 is required.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Janine Ryan

Janine Ryan

My background is firmly grounded in early years. I have worked as a setting manger in the Private Voluntary and Independent sector and supported settings to achieve best practice and develop quality provision. I have worked in Yorkshire for the past 15 years as a lecturer, I have a Masters in Early Years.

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Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme

We're proud to be able to offer Dual Career Accreditation via the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. This is a Sport England funded partnership between athletes, education institutions, and national governing bodies of sport.

The Scheme helps athletes in education – aged 16-plus – to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers without having to choose between the two.

Click here to find out more about TASS

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Apply or Enquire

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

A Bachelors degree at 2:2 is required.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, you'll need to fill in our Postgraduate and Professional application form on the page below.

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