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Education: Pedagogical Leadership in Physical Education and Sport MA, PGDip, PGCert

Education: Pedagogical Leadership in Physical Education and Sport MA, PGDip, PGCert

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Physical Education Education Theory / Philosophy

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The programme offers PE teachers, and sports professional the opportunity to be at the forefront of leading innovative research-informed professional practice. The MA in Education: Pedagogy and Professional Practice in Physical Education is aimed at Physical Education teachers and Sports Professionals at any stage of their careers. It can be of great benefit to those in senior and middle leadership roles (and those aspiring to leadership positions) in the early years, primary, secondary and post-sixteen sectors, and in other educational establishments.

The programme will offer you the opportunity to be at the forefront of leading professional practice and enable you to make a positive difference to the quality of learning and teaching within your educational setting. Integral to this Master's programme is the opportunity to undertake a small-scale research enquiry into an aspect of practice as part of an intellectually challenging learning experience that relates theory to practice leading to the development of knowledge and skills relevant to practice and supporting career progression. A range of assessment types are used, including reflective journals, case studies, portfolios, research proposals, academic papers, oral presentations and a final dissertation.

The MA in Education: Pedagogy and Professional Practice in Physical Education is offered part-time or full-time as a taught programme at St Mary’s University or a blended programme, designed to meet the needs of practitioners in Physical Education and Sport. This course offers teachers the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and understanding of evidence-based educational practice, placing them at the cutting edge of pedagogical development thus supporting career progression. Students will also achieve PgDip and PgCert awards in this course.

Different course options

Full time | St Mary's University, Twickenham | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

This module will enable students to develop self-reflective skills through engagement with key theories and literature within Philosophy, Sociology and Psychology of Physical Education and Sport. They will critique the instructional themes behind the term pedagogy. Specifically, students will critically review the structures of learning and teaching through and surrounding the paradigms of Physical Education and Sport. The module will challenge students to embed their theories of critical pedagogy within phenomenological and idealist epistemological development. Critical thinking practices will encourage them to reflect on and contextualise their learning environments and critique emerging issues related to them as pedagogical professionals.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,240

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 required to hold a good first degree (2.2 or above) and be working in an educational setting. Students must be in professional practice in order to undertake a small-scale practitioner research inquiry.

University information

St Mary’s University is located in the leafy London borough of Richmond-upon-Thames, just 30 minutes by train to central London and minutes from the banks of the river. Founded in 1850 on Catholic values, it has a well-established history in teaching theology, education and sport. St Mary’s offers a wide range of full time and part-time postgraduate courses that are internationally recognised. Ofsted rating the Primary and Secondary Teacher...more

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