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Assessment in Education MSc

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Learning Assessment / Testing School Inspection / Assessment

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This online distance learning programme engages critically with major issues in assessment, a highly significant topic for education systems across the world. It develops skills of assessment in relation to individual learners, to classrooms and schools and to local, national and international systems.

During this course, students will reflect on and critique theory, cutting-edge research and current policies and practice in assessment and consider the impact of these on social justice. This course provides opportunities to collaborate and network with peers from a variety of work contexts and locations, to support critical reflection, peer and self-assessment and effective use of online distance learning. Students will consider how research, policy and practice interact in the development of often contested innovations in educational assessment across the globe.

Different course options

Study mode

Online

Duration

36 months

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

Principles and practice of research - Core
Assessment for learning and progression - Core
Principles and theory of assessment for social justice - Core
Assessment for improvement, accountability and social justice - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£10,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£10,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need a 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent qualification in any subject.

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