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M Ed Education (Early Childhood)

 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
1 Year
 Start month
August

 Tuition fee

International
32500 SGD
National
9300 SGD

Application fee

International 22 SGD
National 22 SGD
Department
National Institute of Education
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)100
TOEFL-PBT (min)600

About this course

The Master of Education programme is primarily designed for educators working in Singapore schools and the Ministry of Education (see additional notes below). University graduates with a background in education and wishing to advance your knowledge and skills in education are also welcome to apply.

This specialisation makes an in-depth study of theories and practices in early childhood education. The focus is on knowledge and understanding of issues in the art of teaching children in their early years, appreciating their social contexts, early childhood curriculum and pedagogy, and meaning-making through linking related education theories and practices. Issues are addressed across varied paradigms and perspectives in contemporary ideas of teaching and learning. It extends the knowledge and expertise of early childhood professionals, enabling them to develop innovative teaching programmes for young children.

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Eligibility Criteria

Candidates require the following to be eligible:

  • A good Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university and
  • A teaching qualification such as the Postgraduate Diploma in Education and at least one year of teaching experience or at least three years of teaching experience or other relevant working experience in education

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Course Modules

The coursework for this specialisation comprises 1 core course, 3 required specialisation courses, 2 specialisation elective courses plus either a dissertation or:

  • Two additional courses (one specialisation elective course and MED 902 Integrative Project)
  • MED 902 Integrative Project is open only for applicants pursuing the degree totally by coursework.

Core Courses

  • MED 900 Educational Inquiry

Required Specialisation Courses

  • MEC 901 Child Development (0-8 years)
  • MEC 902 Issues and Trends in Early Childhood Education
  • MEC 903 Research Investigations in Early Childhood Education

Specialisation Elective Courses

  • MEC 904 Assessment in Early Childhood Education
  • MEC 905 Curriculum Design for Infants and Toddlers
  • MEC 906 Curriculum Design for Nursery and Kindergarten Children
  • MEC 907 Diversity in Early Childhood Education
  • MEC 908 Early Intervention
  • MEC 909 Professionalism in Early Childhood Education

Open Elective Courses 

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How to Apply

The application documents must be arranged and submitted in the following order:

  • Hardcopy printout of the Application Form, signed at the Affirmation Section and affixed a Passport-sized photograph on the Application Form
  • Photocopy of your National Registration Identity Card (NRIC)(front and back). If you do not have an NRIC, please provide a copy of your passport information page(s)(containing the passport number, name, etc.)
  • Completed Photo Form
  • Completed Coursework Supplementary Form
  • Coursework Supplementary Form (Applicable to all Coursework programmes. To submit one Supplementary Information Form for each programme applied.)
  • Photocopy of Degree Scrolls / Certificates (Master’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Postgraduate Diploma in Education, etc.)
  • Photocopy of Transcripts (Master’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Postgraduate Diploma in Education, etc.). Please note that:
  • A transcript of detailed academic results is required from each university or college attended. The transcript results should show marks (wherever possible) and grades obtained in each module. If the transcript is in a language other than English, please provide an official English translation as well and the modules in the translation should be listed in the same order as that of the original transcript
  • If a complete transcript is not available, please include a complete photocopied set of examination results for every semester
  • TOEFL / IELTS Score  (Applicable to graduates of universities with non-English medium instruction) 
  • Other relevant Professional Certificates or examination results of relevant individual modules read, etc.

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