Applicants must normally hold a minimum 2.2 result from a relevant Level 8 programme (eg, BA (Hons.) in Early Childhood Education). Applicants should have (a) formal management responsibilities as part of their work or have experience that has included dealing with issues and challenges that relate to management of the care environment and (b) should have at least two years' appropriate experience.
The new MA in Mentoring, Management & Leadership in the Early Years (MML) commenced in January 2017. It is a 90 ECTS credit programme with an exit award of a Post Graduate Diploma on completion of 60 ECTS credits.
This new programme is aimed at professionals working in the Early Childhood Education and Care sector who are currently in a management or leadership position, or for those who wish to progress their careers.
- Perspectives on Mentoring in Early Childhood Education
- The Role of Quality in Early Childhood Education
- Management in Early Childhood Education Services
- Childhood in Context
- Leadership & Organisational change
- Optional module
Semester 4 (MA):
- Research Methods
Students will have the opportunity to avail of a range of elective modules from other MA Programmes in the School (run subject to viable group sizes).
PART TIME SEPTEMBER START
The next intake for this programme will be in September 2021.