A PhD is the abbreviation for Doctor of philosophy. This degree is a post graduate program delivered to a high level student researcher who has done deep research in a specific field or subject.
Early childhood is a term used to signify the time period of birth to age eight. Focusing on early childhood development and seeking improvements in early childhood education may help children to develop the proper physical, mental, and social development needed to grow into healthy adults.
In all, there are over 4000 Higher Education Institutions in Europe offering a wide range of courses at Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate level. With more and more of these organizations offering English as the language of education for at least some of their degree programs, universities in Europe are now of higher quality than ever before. Universities in Europe offer a friendly welcome to foreign students and to give a course of knowledge that meets their profession needs in today’s global demand.
View all Doctoral Programs in Early Childhood Education in Europe 2018
USN offers a Ph.D. in Research training in pedagogical resources and learning processes in kindergarten and school. The program was accredited in autumn 2012. [+]
USN offers a Ph.D. in Research training in pedagogical resources and learning processes in kindergarten and school. The program was accredited in autumn 2012.
The program shall:Be at the forefront of knowledge on national and international research on pedagogical resources and their meaning for learning processes and outcomes in kindergarten, school, and teacher education Contribute to the development of theory and knowledge relevant to professional practice in kindergartens and schools Contribute to the analysis, development, and reform of established practices in the pedagogical field ... [-]
The cycle of studies leading to the doctoral degree in Child Studies has the duration of 3 years (full-time schedule), which corresponds to 180 ECTS. [+]
The cycle of studies leading to the doctoral degree in Child Studies has the duration of 3 years (full-time schedule), which corresponds to 180 ECTS. This cycle of studies is primarily aimed at the development of systematic understanding capabilities in a scientific field of study; research competencies, skills, and methods associated with a scientific field; the ability to conceive, design, adapt and perform significant research, respecting the requirements imposed by the academic standards for quality and integrity. This cycle of studies includes: one curricular component that combines course units common to the various doctoral specialties, each possessing specific course units, and with transversal course units; the development of an original and specially designed thesis for this purpose, appropriate to the knowledge branch and doctoral specialty.... [-]