Welcome to the Early Childhood Education and Care Department 

Overview of the Department

Hear about the excellent learning opportunities available in our department with Head of Early Years and Childhood Education, Catriona McDonald.

We provide degrees at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. Our Undergraduate degree is the BA Childhood Practice and is for practitioners who are employed in Early Learning and Care settings. This degree is externally regulated by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and the content adheres to the Standard for Childhood Practice. The degree is studied online, by distance learning, on a part-time basis. There is no requirement for on campus attendance.  

At post-graduate level we offer the MEd Early Years. This degree is open to graduates, for example fully qualified Primary teachers or Childhood Practice graduates working with children in the age range birth to 8,  who wish to enhance their professional learning in this area. The degree is studied online, by distance learning, on a part-time basis. There is no requirement for on campus attendance.  

 

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