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Professional Practice (Teaching and Learning) - MSc

Professional Practice (Teaching and Learning) - MSc

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Study mode

Part time

Duration

3 years

Start date

27-SEP-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Studies Teaching (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

MSc Professional Practice programme is a part-time, work-related learning programme designed for participants from private, public and third sector settings such as education, local government, public services, health and social care, human resources, administrative services, cultural industries, arts etc. It offers opportunity for Accreditation of Prior Experiential and/or Certificated Learning or Credit Transfer.

Who is the programme for?

This Master's programme offers you the opportunity to attain academic recognition for the skills, knowledge and experience that you have developed in the workplace. Focusing on a specific area of practice relevant to your work, it builds on your work experience and qualifications to enhance your career progression.

You explore your profession further and consider the professional challenges associated within your specific area of practice, with modules that have been designed to help you review and analyse the current debates relevant to the professional context in which you are working.

Research areas

In the Research Excellence Framework 2014, Kent was ranked 17th in the UK for research intensity. We have world-leading research in all subjects and 97% of our research is deemed to be of international quality. With programmes of study that are informed by research, our students are able to develop skills and knowledge relevant to contemporary issues.

Current research areas include:

  • power dynamics
  • experiential learning
  • reflective practice
  • professionalisation
  • communities of practice.

Modules

This module will focus on promoting the skills of the professional practitioner to become an effective user of research findings with a view to the enhancement of quality service outcomes. Sessions will focus on the analysis of literature in order to inform evidence based practice. This will include understanding critical appraisal tools and statistical principles used to analysis data. Emphasis will be placed on developing skills to evaluate the quality and integrity of data, assessing the appropriateness, validity and range of data. The module will culminate in a forum designed to promote dialogue regarding the extent of external evidence available from systematic research and how this can be applied to improve outcomes within the participant's area of professional practice.
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Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£3,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally required to have a minimum of two years’ professional experience and hold an undergraduate degree, in addition to a teaching qualification. All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.

University information

The University of Kent is a place where people can sharpen their focus with postgraduate study. It is known as the UK’s European university and has postgraduate centres in Brussels and Paris, as well as two UK campuses in Canterbury and Medway. As a postgraduate, students will have the opportunity to study full or part-time on the majority of programmes offered in one of Kent’s European centres. Kent offer postgraduate students...more