Mentoring Management & Leadership in the Early Years - Grangegorman

What is... Mentoring, Management & Leadership in the Early Years?
The new MA in Mentoring, Management & Leadership in the Early Years (MML) commenced in January 2017. It is a 90 ECTS credit programme with an exit award of a Post Graduate Diploma on completion of 60 ECTS credits.

This new programme is aimed at professionals working in the Early Childhood Education and Care sector who are currently in a management or leadership position, or for those who wish to progress their careers.

Subjects taught

Semester 1:

· Perspectives on Mentoring in Early Childhood Education
· The Role of Quality in Early Childhood Education

Semester 2:

· Management in Early Childhood Education Services
· Childhood in Context

Semester 3:

· Leadership & Organisational change
· Research Methods

Semester 4 (MA):

· Optional module
· Dissertation

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements?
Applicants must normally hold a minimum 2.2 result from a relevant Level 8 programme (eg, BA (Hons.) in Early Childhood Education). Applicants should have (a) formal management responsibilities as part of their work or have experience that has included dealing with issues and challenges that relate to management of the care environment and (b) should have at least two years' appropriate experience.

Application dates

Applications open from Monday, 23rd November 2020.


2 Years part-time

Method of Delivery Classroom

Enrolment dates

Commencement Date September 2021
Location City Centre: Grangegorman

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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ),Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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