MA Education

Lecturers will work with you to put together a course specifically tailored to meet your individual professional needs. During your studies, if you decide to focus on one of the areas you have studied at module level, there is the possibility for you to transfer onto one of the specialist awards available.

The MA Education Programme consists of a number of specialist pathways and is for you if you are from any of a range of professional backgrounds including teachers, lecturers and managers in the further education sector, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, nurses, midwives and members of the armed forces and police service. If you are a non-graduate then you may qualify for the pathways with relevant experience.

On your chosen pathway within the programme, students at the University will have the opportunity to engage critically with the theories and practices of education with a view to applying your learning to your own practice.

The masters programme is well established and has been running since 1995 and is regularly updated in order to reflect the changing needs of participants and potential participants.

What you will study

On all pathways within the MA Education programme, you must take the core module Research Methodology. This module will equip you to carry out a small scale education enquiry ethically and effectively.

You are then free to choose three other modules from...

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Teaching

Colin Green – pathway leader
Dr Adrian Davies – retired Headteacher
Dr Ian Garrero – retired Headteacher
Mr Steve Marshall – retired Headteacher
Mr Gareth Coombes – Senior School Improvement Officer
Mrs Kath Bainbridge – Headteacher...

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Entry Requirements

You should be a graduate or, if you are a non-graduate, you will need relevant experience

  • Full-time and part-time students choosing modules which have a placement component as
    part of the assessment process will need to provide evidence of a current enhanced DBS check (or its equivalent if an EU or international student)
  • Full-time students wishing to take advantage of the opportunity to participate in the Internship Scheme will also need to provide evidence of a current enhanced DBS check (or its equivalent if an EU or international student)
  • If English is not your first language you should be able to demonstrate a level of at least IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (minimum score of 5.5 in each band).

Tuition Fees

UK and EU

To find the fee for this course, please visit our money website.

International

To find international fees, visit our international website.

Dates

  • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Sep 2015
    • Part Time 2 - 5 Years Start Date: Sep 2015

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