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International Education MA by distance learning

International Education MA by distance learning

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Multicultural Education (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Course description

The MA in International Education is designed for educational professionals in primary, secondary or tertiary education, as well other organisations with an educational remit - for example NGOs, charitable organisations, museums and galleries. This degree will: Enhance your understanding of contemporary educational issues, both national and international, with a particular emphasis on those which are of direct relevance to your professional context; Develop your ability to reflect on theory in the area of teaching and learning and use it as the basis for understanding and improving practice; Develop your ability to undertake small scale research; Develop your understanding of ethical principles which underpin the design, conduct and reporting of educational researchStudying by supported distance learning allows you to choose when and where you study, meaning you do not have to take a career break. We pride ourselves on the level of support we provide our distance learning students. Our award-winning library has world class facilities for distance learning students. You will have full access to our other support services and will be assigned a personal tutor. Out virtual learning environment Blackboard offers the course material and a wide range of study support material, and you will have the opportunity to join an interactive web-based community of fellow students around the world.

Different course options

Study mode

Distance without attendance


2 years

Start date



Dissertation is an opportunity for you to develop your special interest areas. The dissertation is expected to take up to 450 hours of independent study.
Introduction to Educational Research Methods - Core
Contemporary Issues in International Education - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

2:2 or above in a relevant subject, or equivalent.

University information

As a top 25 UK University, Leicester has always been home to the great minds; academics, researchers and students who aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo, advance new practices, and develop a fresh way of thinking. Through the ground-breaking research of their experts, you will tackle the emerging social, economic, political and scientific issues head on and set the agenda where others simply follow. At Leicester, students aren’t...more

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