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Early Childhood Care and Education, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
On the Early Childhood Care & Education programme at the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown the focus is on the critical early years of child development and learning.
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Overview

Career

Graduates of the the Early Childhood Care & Education programme at the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown courses work as practitioners and as managers in an early years setting such as crèches, day nurseries, pre-schools, after-school services, special education services, early start classrooms and family centres. Graduates also work in the area of project development and in management positions in the Health Service Executive, country childcare committees and in public and voluntary organisations

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Child Development 
  • Drama & Movement
  • Sociology of Childhood
  • Health & Wellbeing in the Early Years
  • Child Centered Practice
  • Skills for Success in Higher Education

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate applicants will require a grade O6/H7 in five subjects, these subjects must include Maths and English or Irish.
  • Foundation level mathematics will meet the minimum entry requirement where a grade F2 or higher is achieved.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3250 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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