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BA (Hons) in Early Childhood studies (Full Time)

Portobello Institute



The BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies awarded by London Metropolitan University (LMU) was one of the first such degrees in the UK. In Ireland, there is an obvious need for well-qualified early childhood specialists working with young children and their families across all sectors: play, care, health and education. Portobello Institute is LMU’s only Irish accredited centre for Early Childhood studies.

Through this partnership, we offer students the opportunity to access some of the world’s leading research and thinking in the early years sector. Portobello Institute has mapped the learning outcomes of this honours degree to the learning outcomes of the latest award from Fetac – the Level 6 in Early Years Care and Education.  This award now forms the first year of this degree giving students the opportunity to gain 2 recognised qualifications in 3 years.  Holders of the BA (hons) in Early Childhood Studies award will be eligible to gain the higher capitation grant from the DCYA (Dept. of Children and Youth Studies) for their role in an early childhood centre.

The focus of the course is the study of play, development and learning in children from birth to six years old in a socio-cultural context and the implications of this for practice in early childhood settings. A range of local and international perspectives are taken including: children’s rights, children’s health and well-being, pedagogical and curriculum approaches, diversity and inclusion. The course therefore draws on a range of disciplines such as psychology, sociology and social policy, education and health. The course emphasises the links between theory and practice and highly values the development of professional as well as academic skills and knowledge.


Course Code EYEC-F-DS-OC-19
College Name Portobello Institute
Course Category Early Childhood Education, Education
Course Type Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 1
Course Start Date 7th October 2019
Course End Date 25th April 2020
Course Fee €4896 (Per Year)
Course Duration 3 years
Title of Awarding BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies
Entry Requirements Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. Acceptance to full time courses is interview based.
For information about Portobello Institute, please visit our college page on www.nightcourses.com by clicking here.

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43 Lower Dominick Street, Dublin 1, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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