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Adult Education for Social Change (Erasmus Mundus International Master) Intm

Adult Education for Social Change (Erasmus Mundus International Master) Intm

Key information
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Qualification type

International Master's

Subject areas

Adult / Community Education (General) Social Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Adult education has been recognised in Europe as a critical element in addressing challenges pertaining to employment, research and innovation, climate change and energy, education and combatting poverty. A concern about social inequality and a belief that adult educators can contribute to social change based on smart, sustainable and inclusive growth is the driving force behind the creation of the programme.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • This programme has been designed to maximise the learning outcomes through both student and staff mobility and is innovative in the interconnectedness of the curriculum.
  • Its unique focus brings together the recognised strengths of all partners into a relevant degree which engages with and responds to key issues of our time, such as social inequality, migration and intercultural cooperation and collaboration.
  • A distinctive feature of this programme is the connection between theory and practice, gained through focused placements and mobility periods between the partner universities.
  • The programme aims to deliver a curriculum that enables people to work with adults effectively and competently in changing socially diverse contexts.
  • The Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree is awarded by a consortium comprising the University of Glasgow (Scotland), the University of Malta, Maynooth University (Ireland), Tallinn University (Estonia) and the Open University of Cyprus.
  • An array of academic conferences, workshops and other socio-cultural events involving all consortium partners will help to make your experience a truly rewarding one in terms of making lasting friendships and equipping you for a future professional career.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Graduates will be equipped with the academic knowledge, research skills, and practical employability skills through this jointly developed and delivered programme. You will find employment teaching and facilitating change in schools, communities and workplaces, advocating through activism or influencing policy in international NGOs and governments, as well as undertaking research that uncovers new knowledge about how adult education can help eliminate social injustice.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

24 months

Start date

14-SEP-20

Modules

Teaching Adult Education Online
Practical Aspects of Adult Education
Placement
Introduction to Adult Education for Social Change
Research Dissertation

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,113

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in any subject.

Department profile

In the School of Education, our goal is to enhance the educational experience and attainment of those living in Scotland, the wider United Kingdom and worldwide. We believe our postgraduate taught programmes are transformative and are underpinned by our core values of equity, diversity and social justice. Our world leading education and leadership programmes are preparing teachers and educators with the pedagogic knowledge and skills needed...more

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more

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