CREATIVITY AND THE ARTS in early childhood - YEAR 2

Key Facts            PRE-REGISTER FOR SEPTEMBER 2021

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: October 2021
Accreditation: Birmingham City University
Credits: 60 PG credits
Fees: TBC 
Tutors: Peppy Hills and Debi Keyte-Hartland 
Entry requirements:

60 PG Credits - Arts based

Applications for this pathway for 2020-21 are now closed. If you wish to express your interest in enrolling on this pathway for September 2021 start, please click the button below.



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.

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