Master of Education in Early Childhood Education

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Programme Description

The Master of Education in Early Childhood Education program at UMP is a Research Master’s degree designed for students wishing to further their education and conduct research in the area of Early Childhood Education, Curriculum Studies, Inclusive Education, Technology in Education and Leadership Management or Governance. A master’s degree in early childhood has the unique opportunity to shape and influence the lives of children; a stage in life when children undergo a lot of changes regarding all aspects of their lives.

Dr Eurika Jansen van Vuuren
 

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission are: A candidate can be admitted if he/she holds one of the following qualifications: 
  • a B.Ed. Hons degree/B.Ed. (Postgraduate)
  • an applicable Honours degree and a teacher’s diploma
  • has achieved an average of at least 60% in the Honours or related examination.

Duration

The Master of Education in Early Childhood Education programme is a 180 credit, exit level 7 qualification.  This is a one year qualification (Full-time) or two year qualification (Part-time).
 

Research Themes

The programme is presented in the following fields of specialisation which include; Early Childhood Development, Curriculum Studies, Inclusive Education, Technology in Education and Leadership Management/Governance. 
 

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