MA in Education with Early Childhood Education – Asian College of Teachers

Gain an in-depth knowledge base in the field of Education with greater emphasis on Early Childhood Studies which is an advanced level course designed to equip candidates with professional skills to cater to the needs of contemporary classrooms and design a classroom accordingly, hone their teaching styles at par with the changing dynamics of teaching and learning, in order to pursue a dream career as an efficient educator in various international institutions.


MA in Education with Early Childhood Education – Asian College of Teachers


The master's degree in early childhood development program by Asian College of Teachers (ACT), has been designed and developed to deliver a detailed knowledge base in the field of education. It aims at preparing individuals to be proficient and responsible in the areas pertaining to designing 21st century classrooms, fostering digital literacy, curriculum development, academic management, educational assessment and evaluation.

The program focuses on some major elements such as:

  • Mastering the contemporary approaches in the field of education and teaching in early years settings
  • Getting hands on and in-depth knowledge base in educational psychology with an emphasis on young learners, developmental aspects of children and their holistic growth.
  • Learning about the chief aspects of teaching in the early years and grasping the principles and methods of early childhood education.
  • ASIC is recognised by UKVI in UK and is a full member of The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE), is a member of the BQF (British Quality Foundation) and are institutional members of EDEN (European Distance and E-Learning Network).
  • Get acquainted with the effective approaches to teach and cover significant areas like sensorial, math, food habits and sleeping pattern, understanding learners’ needs, thus instilling independence and boosting self-esteem.
  • Understand different aspects of teaching in the early years like assessment and evaluation, observe young learners’ learning and providing necessary support for a positive learning outcome while designing an environment conducive of effective learning.
  • Complete the full program of study in minimum duration of 12 months, and a maximum duration of up to 24 months.
  • However, those unable to complete the program within the stipulated time will be given a grace period of 1 year and the student would be required to pay a maintenance bench fee to finish his/her degree within that grace period.
  • The course is conducted on a 100% online mode of learning
  • There are a total of 90 credit hours
  • Online master’s course offers enough flexibility to the candidates that allows them to pursue the program across the globe
  • Complete the entire study program in minimum duration of 12 months and maximum duration of up to 36 months
  • After 24 months duration from enrolment date, the student would need to pay a maintenance bench fee for additional months of extension

The early childhood master’s program with an advanced curriculum equips the prospective and working educators with a complete range of professional skills and techniques of teaching students aged 2-12 years. The Master’s course offers enough flexibility to the trainees who can pursue it in online mode from any part of the globe.

The Master’s program is reinforced by a robust emphasis on education during the early childhood phase, where the trainees gain innovative knowledge, both theoretical and practical, regarding the learning and teaching young learners.

  • 2800 USD– If Paying from USA or paying in USD
  • 2400 GBP – If Paying from UK or EU
  • 100000 Thai Baht – If Paying in Asia
  • 2,10,000 INR– If Paying in India

Refund Policy

  • Once students register for a course, they are responsible for dropping any course they decide not to attend.
  • Once you have enrolled in the program and you wish to immediately pull out before any access has been granted - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
  • No refund for students who have received course access and have already started off with the program from ACT
  • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
  • Processing of refunds make take up to 3 months
  • Candidates willing to enrol requires a recognised graduate degree in any field / equivalent level
  • Life Experience and prior learning credits are also applicable
  • Requires English proficiency with a level of - IELTS Level 5.0 or High School study of all subjects in English or at least 55% marks in English in your High School
  • Knowledge of internet and browsing, MS Word and online research skill is required
Foundation (10 credits)

1. Psychology and Characteristics of Learners
2. Conducting Accurate Internet Research

Core (30 credits)

1. Developing, Planning & Designing learning Environment
2. Digital literacy – 21st Century Classroom
3. Assessment & Evaluation in Education
4. Instructional Strategies
5. Behavioral Management – Social and Emotional Competence of Learners
6. Introduction to Education Research

Specializations (20 credits)

1. Introduction to Early Childhood Studies
2. Key Elements of Early Years Teaching
3. Effective Pedagogical Approaches
4. Role of the Educator and Other Essentials

Capstone Project - Choose 1 (30 credits)

1. Prepare a paper on any one topic of by attending a one live online webinar from ACT – 5000 words
2. Attend any seminar in Education in your region and create a reflective paper on the same – 5000 words
3. Research Paper – Early Childhood Learning – 5000 words

Academic Credits System – Asian College of Teachers
ACT’s Credit Framework Contributes to ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
Credit system

Credit System Bachelor’s Degree Programs (Credits) Master’s Degree Programs (Credits)
Total credits for completion: 180 90
Foundation / General Subjects 30 (optional) 10
Core Subjects 50 30
Specialization 100 20
Capstone Project 30

* Each Subject/Module is equal to 5 credits for Foundation and Core modules in Bachelors and 10 & 15 Credits for Specialization
*Each Subject/Module is equal to 5 credits for Masters
*1 ACT Credit is = Approx. 15 hours of learning

  • Candidates successfully completing the program will be awarded the Master’s degree by European International University (EIU-Paris)
  • Candidates successfully completing the program will be awarded a globally recognised certificate from Asian College of Teachers (ACT)
  • The term ‘Online’ is not mentioned in the degree certificate
  • ACT is registered in the USA (Delaware), United Kingdom (London), The ASEAN Region, Thailand (Bangkok)
  • All ACT learning degrees can be issued and legalized in USA and Thailand
  • Degrees from ACT can be internationally legalized with The Hague Apostille (for Hague signatory countries) or Embassy Legalization (for Hague non-signatory countries)
  • ACT’s admission process is quite easy and compliant
  • Candidates can apply online and send in their application
  • ACT’s admission department will contact candidates via mail
  • Candidates can opt for any form of online payment method
  • Applications are now open; it takes only 5 minutes to complete. Apply now

Anyone with a passion and love for teaching young learners can opt for this MA early childhood studies program that provides a yellow brick road towards a career in early childhood education. The program focuses mainly on the education and care for young learners aged 0 to 8 years. The program also guides on creating a connection with them when they are learning at a rapid pace, providing educators with the chance to assist them to transition from kindergarten to learning in formal classrooms.

An advanced degree in the mentioned field can open a wide range of job opportunities in:

  • teaching
  • coordination
  • administration
  • caregiving

Having a master's degree in teaching and caring for young learners can qualify individuals for a job as:

  • administrator of a day care or preschool
  • switching to leadership roles
  • curriculum designer
  • teaching staff management
  • administrative manager
  • Complete academic support throughout the course
  • Courses are 100% Online accelerated degrees
  • Study materials available online
  • Can connect with experienced tutors
Asian College of Teachers (ACT), an award-winning institution with a strong global presence and 600+ school network in Asia, provides research-led, broad range of courses in Education that prepare globally competent educators and leaders.
  • ACT provides world-class, international higher education curricula in Education led by an Academic Body comprising highly qualified and internationally accomplished educators and industry experts.
  • ASIC is recognised by UKVI in UK and is a full member of The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE), is a member of the BQF (British Quality Foundation) and are institutional members of EDEN (European Distance and E-Learning Network).
  • ACT's higher education programs are duly validated and certified by The European International University, EIU-Paris.
  • Asian College of Teachers (ACT) is affiliated to The European International University, EIU-Paris.
  • Students successfully completing ACT's cutting-edge international education curricula will receive ACT's letter of completion as well as the Bachelor’s, Masters or Professional Doctorate degree from The European International University, EIU-Paris.
  • The European International University, EIU-Paris is a private, independent higher education provider. Read More
  • EIU – Paris, is a private higher education establishment authorized by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Research, and Innovation.
  • The European International University, EIU-Paris is accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC).
  • EIU-Paris is duly authorized as a Professional Training service provider in accordance with Article R.6351-6 of the French Employment Code, under the registration number: 11755784775, with the prefecture of the region of ILE-DE-FRANCE.
  • EIU – Paris holds organizational membership with CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMICS, a U.K. and Wales registered R&D organization whose sole purpose is to enhance the visibility of research themes beyond global approaches and coverage.
  • ACT is a member of CPD Certification Service UK and ACT courses are accredited by the International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE) and endorsed by NCC Education, an Ofqual regulated awarding organization and a global provider of British education.
Nisha Bachhawat

It was an enriching experience and made me wiser. It was easy to follow the course with a formulated course structure. It has enhanced my level of confidence. I am working as a teacher in New York Public School, Salt Lake, Kolkata.

Nisha Bachhawat
<* Disclaimer : Results may vary
Brati Jha

I am knowledgeable, experienced and confident after completion of the training. I am looking forward to more courses from ACT and further enhancement of life and learning. The trainers were nice and have got suggestions and information that were very helpful.

Brati Jha
* Disclaimer : Results may vary

Helped in expanding my knowledge and experience the concepts closely through trainers demonstration. wonderful and must for any trainers trainer. the participants were really connected and their skills utilised to add value to the programme.

* Disclaimer : Results may vary
Roopali Agashe

The overall teaching experience has been good. Something new for me as I had no teaching background. Will need to identify from the learnings the content which will be relevant for my requirements.

Roopali Agashe
* Disclaimer : Results may vary
Nakita Vang

I had a lot of worries at first but the material is easy to understand and the coordinators are so helpful and understanding!

Nakita Vang
* Disclaimer : Results may vary

© 2024 Asian College of Teachers. All Rights Reserved.
Asian College Of Teachers is a trading brand of TTA Training Pvt. Ltd (India) - CIN U80902WB2016PTC215839, Asia Teachers Training Co., Ltd (Thailand) - Registration No. 0105558193360, Asian College Of Teachers Ltd (UK) - Company Number 9939942 & Asian College Of Teachers LLC, (USA) - Federal Tax Identification Number 30-1261596.