This course can be studied full-time over one year or part-time over two years. The timetable has been created to allow you to continue working in a paid or voluntary capacity for at least two days a week. You will be taught via lectures, seminars and the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).
Contact time (full-time)
Semester one (September – December)
Up to two evenings per week: Monday 5pm-8pm (Equality and Diversity module) and 6pm-9pm (Childhood Studies Research Project). Wednesday either 5pm-8pm or 6pm-9pm.
Semester two (January - May)
Three sessions on Monday 6pm–9pm, and weekly sessions on Wednesday either 5pm–8pm or 6pm–9pm.
Contact time (part-time)
Year 1, Semester one (September – December)
Six sessions on Wednesday either 5pm-8pm or 6pm-9pm.
Year 1, Semester two (January – May)
Weekly sessions on Wednesday either 5pm–8pm or 6pm–9pm.
Year 2 Semester one (September - December)
Weekly sessions on Monday 5pm-8pm (Equality and Diversity module), six sessions, five on Wednesday 6pm-9pm and one on Monday 6pm-9pm (Childhood Research Project module).
Year 2 Semester two (January - May)
Three sessions on Monday 6pm-9pm (Childhood Research Project module).
Times depend on which optional module you take. If you choose to take the optional pathway in Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner Competencies, there will be additional contact time.
In addition to the contact time, you will also have online tasks and supervision sessions for the Childhood Studies Research Project (Dissertation).
Please be advised that these times are subject to change.