B.A. (Ed). Early Childhood Education
The B.A. (Ed.) Early Childhood Education is designed to equip students with adequate skills in the theory and practice relevant to the education of preschool children from birth to five years bearing in mind the primary and central role of families in the growth and development of children and the strong influence of culture on area of practice in early childhood education and care.
In addition to the general university entry requirements, applicants must meet the following requirements.
- a) Entry at 100 Level:
5 year programme – candidates must obtain 5 credit passes at G.C.E./WASC level, SSCE or merit in T.C. II including English Language, Mathematics and Economics in not more than two sittings
- b) Direct Entry
N.C.E. with an overall merit pass or above in related field, provided the candidate also has at least five credits or its equivalent including credit passes in Mathematics and English.
- Diploma in any area of education provided the candidate also has at least five credits at ‘O’ level including English Language and Mathematics.
- Holders of N.C.E./Diploma will spend four academic years while all others will spend minimum of five and maximum of ten years respectively
- For a five year education degree course, a minimum of 150 units should be required for graduation excluding GST credit units.
- For a direct four year course, a minimum of 120 units should be required for graduation excluding GST credit units.
- At the commencement of the programme, each student should be furnished with the information specifying the requirements for the award of the degree; and
- The student must pass all core and GST courses offered during the duration of study.
4.1 Staff/Student Workload
Every full-time student should be required to register for a minimum of 15 credit units per semester and a maximum of 24 credit units except for students on field experiences
- of 24 credit units except for students on field experience. For the purpose of flexibility, a student is allow to register for less than 15 credit units per semester
(ii) A full-time lecturer, on the other hand, should co-ordinate minimum courses of 8 credit units per semester.