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Policy Studies in Education MA

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Education Studies Education Policy / Planning Policy Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The Policy Studies in Education MA will introduce students to ways of critically analysing education policy within a broad social, economic and political context, considering contemporary developments in education policy in institutional, local, national and global contexts. It will enable them to explore existing policy issues and practices, and apply the insights provided to their own experiences. Students have the opportunity to develop a comprehensive theoretical understanding of education policy, drawing in particular on sociological perspectives. Students will study major and topical themes within social science (such as globalisation, markets and managerialism) with a particular emphasis on their effects on and relevance to education within and beyond the UK.

Careers

Graduates of this programme are currently working across a broad range of areas. Some are working as teachers, while others have jobs in education policy-making. Graduates can also be found studying for PhDs.

Different course options

Full time | UCL (University College London) | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

Understanding Education Policy - Core
Sociology of Education - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,940

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£20,110

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Teaching sessions are commonly 5-30-8.30pm. Part-time students will normally attend one module (i.e. one evening session per week) per term, and full-time students two modules per term.; A minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in education or sociology or a cognate discipline is required. Some educational experience in either teaching or administration is considered an advantage.

University information

UCL (University College London) is a world-renowned institution in the heart of London. It offers 675 postgraduate research, taught and teacher training programmes, covering a range of disciplines. Students can gain qualifications through: Master’s degrees MPhil/PhD degrees PGCE degrees Founded in 1826, UCL has had countless inspiring minds walk through its doors – 29 Nobel Prizes have been awarded to its current or former staff...more

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