Master of Arts Leadership in Early Years Education & Care

  • Master of Arts Leadership in Early Years Education & Care
  • CWL17 (Carlow) – CWW05 (Wicklow) – CWX16 (Wexford) 
  • 90 credits
  • 9
  • 2 years part-time
  • TBC
  • Overview
  • Subjects
  • Entry Requirements
  • PAC CODES & Fees
  • How to apply
  • Contact us

Overview

Early Years Education and Care is a rapidly growing area in Ireland. This programme has been designed to facilitate and prepare students and current practitioners or those with an interest in early childhood education for leadership and management roles in the operation of early childhood education services and related public policy. This Masters programme will develop students’ ability to both analyse, manage and creatively respond to critical issues and changes in early childhood care policy and service implementation, all the time being cognisant of the best interests of the child.
NOTE: Specific modules may be subject to amendment after our 2021 programmatic review.

Subjects

Contemporary Issues in Early Years Policy, Theory and Practice
Leading Quality in Early Years Education & Care
Leadership, Strategy & Governance
Research Methods & Dissertation
Transformative Children’s Rights Education
Educational Psychology
Early Years Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements are a Level 8 degree, with a minimum of Second Class Honours, Grade 2 or equivalent in the following areas:

  • Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Applied Social Studies
  • Social and Community Studies
  • Youth and Community Work
  • Social Sciences or cognate area

PAC Codes & Fees

Programme Code Programme Title Campus Location Schedule Fees Closing date for applications
CWB09 Master of Arts in Leadership in Early Years Education and Care Carlow Full-time €7,400* Details available on the Admissions-Postgraduate pages
CWL17 Masters of Arts in Leadership in Early Years Education and Care Carlow Part-time €7,400*  
CWX16 Master of Arts in Leadership in Early Years Education and Care Wexford Part-time €7,400*  
CWW05 Master of Arts in Leadership in Early Years Education and Care Wicklow Part-time €7,400*  
CWB10 Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership in Early Years Education and Care Carlow Full-time €5,500  
CWL18 Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership in Early Years Education and Care Carlow Part-time €5,500  
CWW06 Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership in Early Years Education and Care Wicklow Part-time €5,500  
  * Fees for SETU Carlow major award graduates only €5,500        
           

How to Apply

Register online at www.pac.ie/itcw

Contact us

Email: lll.cw@setu.ie