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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Education Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The overall aim of this programme is to produce educators capable of operating at the highest levels within the educational arena, with the ability to integrate theory with practice and apply intellectual and academic rigour, informed by current educational research, to their professional context. The programme team aims to play a key role in supporting the continuing professional development of teachers, youth and community workers and education professionals.

Assessment is by coursework assignments equivalent to 6,000 words per thirty credit module throughout the taught element of the programme. The assessments take a variety of forms including written reports of research, posters, discussion postings, reflective wikis, seminar presentations and journal style articles. Students will be given opportunities in each module to ask questions about their assessments in order to clarify what is required of them.

Graduates from the programme have gone on to promotion in the education sector, including school and community management and leadership, curriculum leadership, positions within advisory services, lecturing and research posts in higher education, and work with government education departments across the world. Students can exit at Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma levels.

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

You will complete a dissertation of approximately 12,000 words.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a relevant initial degree at 2:2 classification or above. It is also possible to enrol on the course if you are a non-graduate and have a minimum of two years' relevant experience.

University information

Cardiff Metropolitan University is one of Cardiff’s oldest educational institutions, having gone through several name changes during its history. It has two campuses (Cyncoed and Llandaff) which are just outside the city centre and provides a range of different courses. Approximately 35% of its students are studying a postgraduate qualification, and 30% of their overall attendees are mature students. The university was awarded a Silver...more

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