Description

Whether you’re an education professional or someone with an interest in the field, this MA Education Studies degree course will give you the skills to critically reflect on contemporary national and global educational issues – from childhood, educational psychology, and educational research, to schools, colleges and universities and continuing professional development.

You’ll learn to handle complex issues at an advanced level and if you’re already in a professional role, you’ll develop the skills needed to lead in education policy and pedagogy, enhancing your career prospects.

Study Details:

MA 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Module Details:

Core modules include:

  • Contemporary Perspectives in Educational Studies
  • Research Methods in Education
  • Dissertation

Subject pathways to choose from include:

  • Childhood Studies: The Child’s Voice in the 21st century
  • Educational Psychology
  • Special Educational Needs and Disability
  • Pedagogy and Practice

Options to choose from in this year currently include:

  • Action Research Project
  • Leadership, Policy and Strategy – the Management of Education
  • Working with Children and Young People in the Digital World

Fees

(2020 start) UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students Full time: £7,800* Part time: £3,900 per year* International students Full time: £14,300* Part time: £7,150 per year* * All fees subject to annual increase.

Entry Requirements

Qualifications or experience

  • A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered.

English language requirements

  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

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