CREATIVITY AND THE ARTS in early childhood - YEAR 2


Type of course: Post Graduate combined (taught and research) worth 60PG credits.
Study options:

Combination of face-to-face taught days, virtual teaching & distance learning

Duration: 1 year
Start date: November 2020
Accreditation: Birmingham City University
Credits: 60 PG credits
Fees: £1825 
Tutors: Peppy Hills and Debi Keyte-Hartland 
Entry requirements:

60 PG Credits - Arts based

Applications for 2020/21 are now open.



Who is this course aimed at?

This pathway is aimed at students who have already gained 60 PG credits exploring creative elements of EY practice. If you have any queries about your suitability for this module, please contact Helen Lyndon.

No previous experience of the arts is necessary.

What are the main themes?

The key areas of focus include:

- Exploring the impact and role of creativity and the arts on your own pedagogy
- Critiquing current theories and practice, issues, and debates related to creativity and the arts and it's role in children's learning
- Developing strategies of reflection to envision future development
How will it help my practice?


You will increase your qualities and skills as a reflective practitioner.

You will consider your own role in disseminating arts based practice to a wider audience and identify further areas for your own professional development.

By examining the role that creativity and the arts can play within early education experiences, you will be able to further develop your practice to maximise the opportunities you influence to nurture young children's natural creativity.

Key dates for 2020/21: 

Due to the impact of the virus pandemic, we are preparing contingencies to run our pathways through a combination of face-to-face taught days at our centre in Birmingham, virtual teaching and distance learning. More information will be shared with successful applicants in due course.
Day 1 - Wed 11 November 2020
Day 2 - Wed 2 December 2020
Day 3 - Wed 13 January 2021
Day 4 - Tue 2 March 2021
Day 5 - Tue 20 April 2021

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