Study

The Master’s Program Early Childhood Research (M.Sc.)

Modules

Content-related Education
M1
Early Child Development I
Getting to know theories of child development and learning to evaluate and integrate research findings critically
  • 10 Credits
  • Examination: Written exam (90 min)
Methodological Education
M2
Empirical Methods in Early Childhood Research I
Repetition and consolidation of existing knowledge in experimental methods and statistics
  • 10 Credits
  • Examination: Portfolio
Methodological Education
M14
Scientific Practice I
Critical assessment of scientific research concerning ethical aspects; strategies of scientific work
  • 5 Credits
  • Examination: Portfolio
Theoretical Education
M5
Early Child Development II
  • 10 Credits
  • Examination: Oral exam (30 min)
Methodological Education
M6
Research Internship
6-week research internship outside of term-time
  • 10 Credits
  • Examination: Internship certificate and report
Methodological Education
M7
Empirical Methods in Early Childhood Research II
Replication of a study; use of analytic methods and practical implementation
  • 10 Credits
  • Examination: Portfolio
Content-related Education
M3
Developmental Psychopathology in Early Childhood
Learning about psychological disorders in early childhood, diagnostic tools an intervention practices
  • 5 Credits
  • Examination: Written exam (90 min)
Content-related Education
M8
Early Childhood in Interdisciplinary Context
Theories on early child development from different disciplinary perspectives; interdisciplinary contextualization of previous study content
  • 5 Credits
  • Examination: Oral exam (30 min)
Thesis
M9
Research Colloquium I
Analysis of own research projects; contextualization of the master thesis in the current state of research
  • 5 Credits
  • Examination: Portfolio
Methodological Education
M10
Scientific Practice II
Writing, presentation, press and public relations
  • 5 Credits
  • Examination: Portfolio
Further pre-vocational Education
M11
Teaching and Supervising in Higher Education
Introduction to academic didactics / Design of tutorials for 7.1 & 7.2
  • 5 Credits
  • Examination: Portfolio
Thesis
M12
Research Colloquium II
Progress report of own research projects; critical contextualization and reflection on external research topics
  • 5 Credits
  • Examination: Presentation (20 min)
Further pre-vocational Education
M13
Perspectives on Early Child Development in Research and Application
In collaboration with central utilities of Leipzig University (Career Center, SMILE etc.)
  • 5 Credits
  • Examination: Lecture: Portfolio, Seminar: according to external regulations

Contact

Dr. Manuela Missana
Phone +49 (0) 341 97 31 878

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Timetable Summer Semester 2018 (Semester 2)
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Timetable Summer Semester 2018 (Semester 4)
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