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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Education Studies Teaching / Training (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is for those who are looking to study education at master’s level. This course enables you to learn in a way that fits with your own work priorities and commitments. Take an indepth look at education research, policy and practice on this master’s, which is offered on a highly flexible basis. You can choose from four different study pathways to focus your learning where you want to develop. We offer flexible study options so that you can choose your way of studying and work at your own pace around your professional commitments. Whether you are working as a teacher, lecturer, trainer, educational leader, manager or administrator – or aspiring to a career in education – this course will give you a significant insight into the latest trends and leading-edge research, and how those impact on policy and practice. You will learn how to undertake and use educational research, and to reflect on your own practice, using your knowledge of the latest educational trends and developments, to inform and enhance the way you work. The qualification you receive will help to enhance your career opportunities. The international education sector increasingly requires master’s-level qualifications for promoted posts. The International Baccalaureate Educator Certificates will increase your career options further. You can choose to complete the course entirely though distance learning. We recommend you attend at least one face-to-face unit, so that you can benefit from working with tutors and other students. This course is ideal if you wish to progress your career within an educational organisation. Many of our graduates have gone on to be leaders and managers in education. Others have used the course to embark on successful careers in teaching, lecturing or administration. This degree will also prepare you for further study at doctoral level PhD or Doctor of Education (EdD).

Different course options

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

5 years

Start date

SEP

Modules

This is compulsory unit group 3 module. The aims of the unit are: to engage students in the critical examination of key contemporary social theory concepts; to prepare students to conduct theoretically informed research in the social sciences, with a particular focus on education and/or sports & coaching; to link students' personal research interests with a theoretical analysis of education and/ or sports & coaching.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Students need to pay £1,265 for 12 credit unit; £630 for 6 credit unit; £315 for 3 credit unit and £3,175 for Dissertation (worth 30 credits).

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Students need to pay £1,265 for 12 credit unit; £630 for 6 credit unit; £315 for 3 credit unit and £3,175 for Dissertation (worth 30 credits).

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good undergraduate degree (first or 2:1 Honours degree, or equivalent) in an appropriate subject, from a recognised university, or a degree that is not a first or 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent, plus at least two years of relevant experience in a relevant field or sector, or a teaching qualification (gained after at least the equivalent of two satisfactory years of higher education) plus at least two years of relevant experience in a relevant field or sector. The minimum non-graduate qualifications acceptable for admissions are: an advanced diploma in education and at least 2 years of relevant experience or a teaching qualification (gained after at least the equivalent of 2 satisfactory years of higher education) and at least 2 years of relevant experience. We may make an offer based on a lower grade if students can provide evidence of their suitability for the degree. If student’s first language is not English but within the last 2 years, they completed their degree in the UK, they may be exempt from our English language requirements.