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Swedish Preschool Education

Jönköping University
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Jönköping
English

Program description

Swedish Preschool Educationl

As its name indicates, the Swedish approach to preschool (EDUCARE) integrates educational and caregiving practice to support the learning and development of children between the ages of one and six.

The international Master’s programme in EDUCARE combines classroom-based instruction with field visits to Swedish preschools and other early childhood education venues. The programme welcomes Swedish and international students. Programme instruction is in English.

Admission requirements

Requirements:

The applicant must hold the minimum of a Bachelor's degree (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) with at least 90 ECTS credits in behavioral science, social work, educational sciences, or related field, including independent, theoretical based work, i.e. a thesis or equivalent. Proof of English proficiency is required.

While prior work experience in supervised early childhood education (e.g. preschool, kindergarten, daycare, elementary school) is not a requirement, applicants with this kind of experience are preferred.

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Program content

Courses

NB Preliminary list of courses

Year 1

  • History and Policy of Swedish Preschool Provision 10 credits
  • Preschool Pedagogies Focused on Play, Exploration and Learning 10 credits
  • Documentation, Assessment and Leadership in Swedish Preschool Provision 10 credits
  • Research Methods in Early Childhood Education 15 credits
  • Thesis Project in Early Childhood Education Research 15 credits

Tuition fees

The price for Local/EU fees is Tuition free.

The price for International/Non-EU fees is 117000 SEK/yr.

Scholarships & funding

JU Scholarship (30% discount available)

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Jönköping University

Jönköping University

Jönköping University is one of the most international universities in Sweden in terms of the number of international students and faculty as well as student-exchange opportunities. Research is also largely internationally focused, which translates into internationally relevant programmes and courses....


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Jönköping University

551 11 Jönköping
Sweden

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