Critical Reflection; Early Years Education (16800X)

30 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Autumn teaching

This module introduces you to practical and academic approaches to critical reflection. You’ll consider prior educational experiences in order to shape and hone a professional practitioner-researcher identity.

You’ll draw upon prior experiences, alongside a familiarisation with academic literature, to identify a key area of practitioner-researcher interest. 


100%: Seminar


100%: Coursework (Essay)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 300 hours of work. This breaks down into about 26 hours of contact time and about 274 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2023/24. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.