School of Education, Faculty of Social Sciences
Join education professionals from all over the world for a postgraduate course that will advance your career.
About the course
September 2016 start
Course description 2016
We designed this course for education professionals. It will bring you up to date with all the latest theory and research relating to learning, teaching and assessment, and educational policy.
You may not have professional teaching experience, but you can go on placement in an educational setting as part of this course.
There are lectures, seminars and workshops. You'll get regular meetings with your personal tutor who will support and encourage your learning and understanding.
There are no written formal exams. You're assessed on coursework and a 15-20,000-word dissertation.
You'll meet regularly with your personal tutor who'll support and encourage your learning and understanding.
36 weeks full-time
|September 2017 start||
Course description 2017
During this one-year, full-time course you will explore theory and research relating to learning, teaching and assessment and educational policy. You may not have professional experience in teaching, but there is a school placement module in an educational setting as an optional part of this course (limited numbers).
Examples of optional modules
Choose two from:
Structure, teaching and assessment
All MA courses follow a similar pattern with two core modules and two subject-specific modules.
Teaching and learning takes place via lectures, seminars, tutorials, discussion, active inquiry and investigations. Regular meetings with a personal tutor support and encourage your learning and understanding.
1 year full-time
A good honours degree in a related field is required.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.
If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our programmes, contact us:
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.