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Early Childhood Care & Education

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Early Childhood Care and Education

Course code: BN418 Entry Route into programme:
  • Holders of an Appropriate Ordinary Bachelors of Arts in Early Childhood Care & Education or similar.
Duration: 1 year
NFQ level: 8
Fee : €2,200
Schedule: Monday 6-10pm, Wednesday 6-10pm & 1 Saturday per month.
Award title: Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Early Childhood Care and Education
Credits for Full Award: 60 @ NFQ Level 8
Awarding Body: ITB  

Minimum Entry Requirements

Holders of an Appropriate Ordinary Bachelors of Arts in Early Childhood Care & Education or similar.

Course Aim

Its overall aim is to produce competent and skilled early childhood professionals through a programme which provides a structured interaction between theory and practice.

Course Content

Semester 1

Mandatory:

  • Applied Child Psychology
  • Curriculum Development
  • Child Protection: Policy & Practice in Early Childhood Services
  • Preparation for Dissertation

Electives* :

  • Creative Interventions for the Personal, Social and Emotional Development of Children
  • Children's Rights : A National and International Perspective
  • Second Language Pedagogy
  • School Aged Childcare

*Choose any two electives

Semester 2

Mandatory:

  • Supporting Positive Interactions with Children
  • Family Studies
  • Social Justice in Early Childhood Care & Education
  • Dissertation

Electives** :

  • Leadership, Management and Mentoring
  • Curriculum Design

**Choose any one elective

*Note : The choice of electives are dependent upon learner demand and resource availability and may vary from year to year.

 

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