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MA Global and International Citizenship Education

MA Global and International Citizenship Education

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

JAN

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Social Ethics Education Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Globalisation is a key driving force of modern education systems.

Schools and other educational organisations play a crucial role in our global network. This course will give you an understanding of the central role education has in forging more tolerant and inclusive societies by encouraging young people to become informed, socially-connected, ethical and engaged global citizens.

If you are a current or future teacher, researcher or a policy maker who wants to understand more about education and contemporary society then this is the course for you.

Course content

You'll explore what it means to be a citizen in a global world – and what could and should be done by educators to respond to the needs of individuals and groups in nation states and the new global society.

You’ll develop an awareness of issues about education rights, duties and communities globally, as well as in Europe and the UK.

You’ll study how this links to learning, teaching and assessment methods in schools and elsewhere. You will investigate education social studies, including political education, moral and community education, character education and diversity issues. This broad field includes global education, comparative education, international education, intercultural understanding and citizenship education.

Careers and skills

This course is an ideal foundation for postgraduate students looking to go on to further study such as PhD or for a career in schools, an international organisation, government or the third sector. The communication and cultural knowledge developed will be highly valued by any organisation with international interests. The wide variety of module options available allows you to select a route aligned with your individual interests and professional goals.

Modules

This module will give you an understanding of the central role education has in forging more tolerant and inclusive societies by encouraging young people to become informed, socially-connected, ethical and engaged global citizens. There will be a particular focus on teaching, learning and assessing that connects with the ambitions to educate people as global (and local and national) citizens.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,040

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,240

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

2:1 or equivalent.