Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Education

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Early Childhood Education and Care (Top-Up Degree)
(B.A. (Hons)(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2019)

YEAR ONE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

EPE3001 Emergent Curriculum: Planning and Implementation 2 6 ECTS (NC)
EPE3002 Using Digital Technologies to Promote 21st Century Learning in Early Childhood Education 4 ECTS
EPE3006 Social Issues in Early Education 4 ECTS
EPE3007 High Potential, Emerging Abilities and Giftedness in Young Learners 4 ECTS
EPE3008 Quality in the Early Years, Multidisciplinary Teamwork and Leadership in Early Childhood Educational Setting 6 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

LLI3004 Second Field Placement in ECEC 8 ECTS (NC)
MSE2101 Children’s Understanding of the World through Environmental Education 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

EDS3110 Addressing Diversity in Early Years 4 ECTS (NC)
EDS3120 Critical debates in Early Childhood Education and Care 4 ECTS (NC)
EPE3003 The Early Childhood Practitioner 4 ECTS (NC)
EPE3004 Transitions in the Early Years 4 ECTS
EPE3005 Implications of Children's Rights and Legal Issues for Early Years Practitioners 4 ECTS
IAL2001 Universal Design for Learning in Early Years 4 ECTS




Requirement for successful completion of Year 1: 60 ECTS credits.

Requirement for the award of Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Early Childhood Education and Care: 60 ECTS credits


This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2019 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Early Childhood Education and Care – B.A. (Hons) ECEC - under the auspices of the Faculty of Education.
 
Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
 
Last Updated: 21 November 2019
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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