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Education, Culture and Society MA, PGDip, PGCert

Education, Culture and Society MA, PGDip, PGCert

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Cultural Studies Sociology Of Education Education Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Through critical thinking, this master's degree seeks to understand the relationship between learning environments and wider societal and cultural influences.

Why study Education, Culture and Society?

You'll have the opportunity to study in a stimulating research-informed environment, taught by lecturers who are experts in their field.

The course is broad in its theoretical scope. Drawing on cross-cultural and global perspectives, you will have the opportunity, in theory and in practice, to critically reflect on your own working practices.

The Education, Culture and Society degree has been specially designed for professionals working in education-related fields, for example: teachers; youth workers; those working in the public sector with families and children; and non-government organisations in both UK and abroad.

The programme is equally suitable for those who wish to dedicate time to either changing the focus of their career, or who are considering a career in academia.

With both full and part-time modes of study, the programme is suitable to those who wish to complete the course in one year and those who wish to combine studying with work.

Teaching and assessment

The teaching on this taught master's is carried out via lectures and seminars supplemented by individual tutorials and additional study days (for example, during half-term, and/or on one Saturday per semester).

These teaching methods provide opportunities for informal student presentations, critical reflection, discussion and formative feedback.

Assessment is by coursework and individual oral presentations.

Career opportunities

This course will be of interest to those currently teaching in a school or college (ranging from Early Years through to Further Education), but will be interesting to those currently working with, or intending to work with, children and young people in non-formal educational settings such as Children's Services, Youth Work and NGOs.

It will appeal to a broad range of professionals seeking to develop new skills and insights in order to develop their professional practice, and is an excellent qualification for enhancing your career potential.

It also provides excellent preparation for doctoral level study.

Different course options

Full time | St Mary's University, Twickenham | 1 year | 14-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

14-SEP-20

Modules

This module explores broader conceptions within human rights and children’s rights, notions of citizenship and theorisations of empowerment, activism and participation within education and children and youth settings.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,580

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,650

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students are expected to have at least a second class honours degree from a recognised UK/overseas University. The degree should have an Education or Social Science (e.g. sociology, education studies, psychology) component to ensure some working knowledge of the field.