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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Education Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course offers intellectually rigorous analysis of educational processes, systems and approaches, and their cultural, societal, political, historical and economic contexts. Postgraduates are able to participate in, and contest, changing discourses exemplified by reference to debate about values, personal and social engagement and how these relate to communities and societies. Education Studies students have opportunities to develop their critical capabilities through the selection, analysis and synthesis of relevant perspectives, and to be able to justify different positions on educational matters. This course provides the knowledge, understanding and critical analysis to inform current and future professionals in education, for different areas and contexts. MA Education Studies opens up diverse, potential career paths to a challenging and rewarding career in education as it provides good preparation for any educational role within public services and the private sector. Some of the careers associated with Education Studies are: social services; research in education and social sciences; education management and administration; libraries; education publishing; museums and galleries education; charities; parents' advisory groups; learning support organisations; caring organisations; learning businesses and organisations; education policy and/or development work. Graduates also go on to adjacent careers, including in journalism, business and financial services. A Masters qualification typically comprises 180 credits, a PGDip 120 credits, a PGCert 60 credits, and an MFA 300 credits.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

This unit aims to provide students with an understanding of the research design process. It will start with framing the issue and reviewing literature. Students will learn how to formulate research questions and hypotheses, and how in turn decisions made at this stage shape the research design. They will be presented with a selection of common research designs and a wide range of research data collection approaches and analytical tools.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants need to have an honours degree, or a postgraduate diploma or a professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to a UK honours degree. Other qualifications or experience may be acceptable if students are able to demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills to a UK honours degree standard.

University information

Manchester Metropolitan University is a great modern university located in the global city of Manchester, a city renowned for excellence, innovation, creativity and sport. The University has one of the widest range of postgraduate study options; from part-time to full-time, short courses to continuing professional development, Masters of Arts / Science and longer-term Research and PhD opportunities across many subject areas. Manchester is...more