Singapore University of Social Sciences

Early Childhood Education Applied Project (ECE488)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 12 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Education

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed


The aim of the course is to assist the students to develop their skills in selecting a topic within the broadfield of early childhood and management and to implement a small-scale project. This course givesstudent the opportunity to review, integrate and apply their knowledge and research skills in the fields ofeducation and management. Students in this course are encouraged and supported to investigate aparticular project topic that is of interest to them and that will help them in their professional work.

Level: 4
Credit Units: 10
Presentation Pattern: Every semester


  • Introduction to research project
  • Selecting and formulating the topic
  • Literature review
  • Research design
  • Writing the project proposal
  • Ethics in implementing the project
  • Data collection
  • Analysis and conclusions
  • Writing the project report
  • Presenting the project

Learning Outcome

  • Select a topic of interest in early childhood education
  • Examine literature related to the project topic
  • Appraise different approaches of conducting research
  • Formulate a clear project topic
  • Construct a research project
  • Propose a research plan for the implementation of the project
  • Evaluate the project findings using relevant methods
  • Prepare the research proposal and final report that appropriately address the project topic
  • Analyse the findings and draw conclusions
  • Assess the project findings and recommend areas for follow up actions
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