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International Education (Interdisciplinary Studies) MA

International Education (Interdisciplinary Studies) MA

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Humanities / General Studies / Combined Studies Multicultural Education (General)

Course type


Course Summary

The MA International Education block is designed for practising teachers, educators and others with a personal or professional interest in the field of education. The block aims to provide opportunities for engagement with the key theories, concepts and ideas in education. This block is part of the ‘Interdisciplinary Studies in Education’ suite of research-informed Masters provision. It offers each student a choice of awards that means they can tailor the available provision to their own research interests. You will be able to structure your award to enhance your personal interests, career specific opportunities and potential for promotion to senior management and leadership. It will enable you to evaluate adults' and children's learning through research and postgraduate study. For teachers, this course will enhance opportunities to move beyond the threshold and become an 'excellent teacher'.

Different course options

Full time | Hope Park | 12 months | JAN

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



This module will analyse the theory and practice of comparative education and trace the historical development of the field. It will advance understanding of the relation of comparative education to International Education. Students will develop skills and concepts to systematically analyse the impact of historical, social, political and economical factors on various regional and national education systems within the international context with the view to develop a deeper understanding of how education systems evolve. Relation with policymaking, theoretical frameworks and methodological approaches to the comparative and international study of education will be critically examined.
Dissertation (60 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have an normally First Class or Upper Second Class Honours Degree in Computer Science, Computing, Science, or engineering-based discipline. Applications from students who do not hold a 1st or 2:1 Honours Degree (or equivalent) may be asked to demonstrate potential to achieve a Masters award via a sample of academic writing and interview before an offer is made.

University information

Liverpool Hope University is set across two green campuses: Hope Park, just four miles from Liverpool city centre, and the Creative Campus, close to the city centre. There is also a small residential campus at Aigburth Park. Over the last 10 years, there has been a significant investment in buildings and equipment of over £76 million. Each year over 1,000 postgraduate students choose to study a range of postgraduate taught, research and PGCE...more

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