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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Education Studies Teaching / Training (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Successfully completing our MA Education will enhance your employability skills and ability to move within the education sector. The award will strengthen your understanding of educational issues and the knowledge required for a number of professional roles.

The MA Education aims to meet the growing need for advanced academic and subject-specific training in a broad educational context. The option of specific pathways enables you to select areas of interest to support your future employment goals.

The course focuses on developing your practice in relation to the needs of your professional setting. All modules have been designed to support your teaching and associated educational leadership practice in a wide range of workplace environments. This might be in a school, college, local authority, public service or community setting.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MA Education.

Careers

This award is focused on professional development and is therefore suitable if you’re planning to work in various educational settings, such as galleries, museums, visitor centres and offender settings.

Once you’ve achieved your Master’s degree, you’ll have the opportunity to progress to our PhD and EdD awards – Doctoral-level programmes aimed at helping you develop your capabilities even further.

Assessment

All modules are assessed through a variety of formats, including: assignments, case studies, annotated bibliographies, contributions to online discussion forums and the dissertation.

All modules are assessed summatively by means of individual assessments. For students working in early years settings, optional modules can be taken which have a relevant focus.

Different course options

Full time | Staffordshire University (Stoke-on-Trent Campus) | 13 months | 14-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

13 months

Start date

14-SEP-20

Modules

Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
Collaborative Working in Education
Learning and Assessment

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£7,850

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£14,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You’ll need: An Honours degree, classification 2:2 or above GCSE English grade C or above, or equivalent Evidence of an Enhanced DBS check (We can process this application but you’ll need to pay the standard fee).

University information

Based in the West Midlands, Staffordshire University offers many different postgraduate courses across a wide range of different subject areas and study options. The main city campus is based in Stoke-on-Trent with the University’s dedicated Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education located in Stafford and Shrewsbury. Students can study Postgraduate Certificates, Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters, PGCE or PhDs at the University, and these...more

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