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Education (Teaching and Learning) MA

Education (Teaching and Learning) MA

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Teaching (General) Education Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

You'll focus on developing your professional knowledge and understanding of practice related to your own context in formal education. It will help you to understand how a teachers' role is constructed. What teacher identities are and how these shape the role of teachers. You'll have the opportunity to gain research skills and reflective awareness.

The course can help you progress into middle and senior management roles within a wide range of educational settings.

On this course you'll have the opportunity to develop an understanding of critical reflection and how to employ independent learning strategies to enable you to evaluate and inform your professional practice.You'll also develop and deepen your knowledge and understanding of educational research and be able be able to use these skills in researching an aspect of teaching and learning for your dissertation.

A further key component is the ability to exchange and share learning with and from others; you'll have ample opportunities to work with students from a wide range of disciplines and organisations.

The course is tailored around you.You can expand on your teaching and learning focus by choosing from a range of options to match your role, experience or organisation to help you progress as an informed, reflective and inspirational practitioner.

You'll be taught by an outstanding team of teachers, and will have access to our extensive professional and academic network which feeds directly into course design and delivery and to excellent facilities and specialist equipment.

Different course options

Full time | University of Huddersfield | 1 year | 13-JAN-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

13-JAN-20

Modules

This module will develop your understanding of the ideas of curriculum: what is taught, how it is taught and why it is taught. You'll explore elements of the hidden curriculum, including hierarchy, power, values, confidence, stereotypes and labelling. The module will also help you to understand how a teachers? role is constructed. What are teacher identities and how do these shape the role of teachers? Is teaching a professional activity? What are the ideas around this aspect? What is a reflexive/reflective teacher and how does this enhance professional development. You'll also consider some learning theories and their practical application within your setting.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Please see our website for further details.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Please see our website for further details.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree in a relevant subject at 2:2 or above, or a professional equivalent.

The University will determine whether a degree can be recognised as UK equivalent.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University's entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.