Program Overview

The Online Master of Arts in Education with Early Childhood Studies from East Bridge College is designed to provide aspiring or experienced teaching professionals with an in-depth knowledge in the field of Education and will make them adept at taking responsibilities in areas such as designing 21st century classroom, fostering digital literacy, curriculum development, academic management, educational assessment and evaluation.

This particular Master’s program is designed with a strong focus on Early Childhood Studies where trainees will gain advanced knowledge regarding the theory and practice of learning and teaching young learners. The program will provide the opportunity to engage in structured study of educational theories, ideas and concepts which can be applied to a range of national and international settings. The program has been designed for both aspiring and in-service teachers and other education professionals working in the field of education.

  • EBC’s admission process is quite easy and compliant
  • Candidates can apply online and send in their application
  • EBC’s admission department will contact candidates via mail
  • Candidates can opt for any form of online payment method
  • Applications are now open; apply now!

Learning Outcome

The Master of Arts in Education with Early Childhood Studies program aims at providing individuals with the scope to get involved in a structured study of the educational theories, ideas and concepts that can be applied to varied national and international classroom environments and address 21st century educational issues. The advanced course has been designed and developed individuals willing to make classrooms a nurturing space for kids.

Upon completion of the Master in Education with Early Childhood Studies, trainees will be able to:

  • Gain in-depth knowledge in educational psychology with a focus on young learners, developmental aspects of children and their holistic growth.
  • Learn the major elements of early years teaching and mastering the principles and approaches of early childhood education.
  • Comprehend effectual methods of teaching by covering vital areas like sensorial, math, food habits and sleeping pattern, understanding their needs instilling independence and self-reliance.
  • Understand the other aspects of early years teaching like assessment and evaluation, observe children’s learning and supporting them for positive learning outcomes.

Admission Requirement

  • Candidates willing to enrol requires a recognised graduate degree in any field / equivalent level
  • Life Experience and prior learning credits are also applicable
  • Requires English proficiency with a level of - IELTS Level 5.0 or High School study of all subjects in English or at least 55% marks in English in your High School
  • Knowledge of internet and browsing, MS Word and online research skill is required

Program Requirements

All our Master program under Faculty of Education has four distinct part:

  • Part One – Foundation Course which comprises of 3 credits and 1 Subject
  • Part Two – Core Program comes with 18 credits and 6 Subjects
  • Part Three – Specialization of Subjects comes with 12 credits divided into 4 Specialized subjects
  • Part Four – Capstone Project which is a reflective research work comprises of 3 credits

To receive a degree in the programme of study the student must achieve the following:

  • Complete and successfully pass Foundation, Core, Specialization and Capstone Project as prescribed in the programme specification.
  • Obtain a mark of 50% and above to satisfactorily pass each subject as the Capstone Project.
  • Complete the full programme of study in minimum duration of 12 months, and a maximum duration of up to 36 months. After 24 months duration from enrolment date, the student would need to pay a maintenance bench fee for additional months of extension.
  • Students can attend 6 Live Online Webinar Sessions during the year and use one of that as a Capstone Project to complete a reflective paper.

Curriculum

Curriculum and creditss

Foundation (3 credits)

  • 1. Psychology and Characteristics of Learners

Core (18 credits)

  • 1. Developing, Planning & Designing learning Environment
  • 2. Digital literacy – 21st Century Classroom
  • 3. Assessment & Evaluation in Education
  • 4. Instructional Strategies
  • 5. Behavioral Management – Social and Emotional Competence of Learners
  • 6. Introduction to Education Research

Specializations (12 credits)

  • 1. Introduction to Early Childhood Studies
  • 2. Key Elements of Early Years Teaching
  • 3. Effective Pedagogical Approaches
  • 4. Role of the Educator and Other Essentials

Capstone Project (3 credits) - Choose 1

  • 1. Prepare a paper on any one topic of by attending a one live online webinar from EBC – 5000 words
  • 2. Attend any seminar in Education in your region and create a reflective paper on the same – 5000 words
  • 3. Research Paper – Early Childhood Learning – 5000 words

Fees and Funding

Here we present different payment options available. Payments can be made via Online Bank Transfer, Credit Card, PayPal or Cash at our Global Centers.

Total fee

  • 2200 USD – If paying from USA or paying in USD
  • 1550 GBP – If paying from UK or EU
  • 68,000 Thai Baht – If paying in Asia
  • 1,60,000 INR– If paying in India

All fees include tax. Fees include all: Program of study, LMS access, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma and transcript. Courier charges apply for Diploma and Transcript dispatch to your country. Certificate Notary and Apostille charges are separate from USA. Please check with your admission adviser for more details.

Refund Policy

Once willing candidates register for a course, they are responsible for dropping any course they decide not to attend.

  • Once candidates have enrolled in the program and wish to immediately pull out before any access has been granted - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
  • No refund for students who have received course access and have already started off with the program from EBC
  • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
  • Processing of refunds make take up to 3 months

Scholarship

East Bridge College offers tuition scholarships and financial aid for its online learning degree programs. The tuition scholarship fund for distance learning degree programs will be granted depending on the policy and the Dean’s office from time to time. Upon request, EBC may offer you: Academic Scholarship, Athletic Scholarship, Creative Scholarships and Community Service Scholarship.

Certification

  • Candidates successfully completing the program will be awarded a globally recognised certificate from East Bridge College (EBC)
  • The term ‘Online’ is not mentioned in the degree certificate
  • EBC is registered in the USA (Delaware), United Kingdom (London), The ASEAN Region, Thailand (Bangkok)
  • All EBC learning degrees can be issued and legalized in USA and Thailand
  • Degrees from EBC can be internationally legalized with The Hague Apostille (for Hague signatory countries) or Embassy Legalization (for Hague non-signatory countries)

Career & Opportunities

Anyone with a passion and love for teaching young learners can opt for this course that provides a yellow brick road towards a career in early childhood education. The program focuses mainly on the education and care for young learners in the age group of 0 to 8 years. The program also guides on creating a connection with them when they are learning at a rapid pace, providing educators with the chance to assist them to transition from kindergarten to learning in formal classrooms.

An advanced degree in the mentioned field can open a wide range of job opportunities in:

  • teaching
  • coordination
  • administration
  • caregiving

Having a master's degree in teaching and caring for young learners can qualify individuals for a job as:

  • administrator of a day care or preschool
  • switching to leadership roles
  • curriculum designer
  • teaching staff management
  • administrative manager

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