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MA

Globalising Education: Policy and Practice

School of Education, Faculty of Social Sciences

Join education professionals from all over the world for a postgraduate course that will advance your career.
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Course description

During this one-year, full-time course you will be focusing on educational policy and practice in changing international contexts. The course is ideal for educational professionals including teachers, administrators and managers. You will develop specialised professional interests throughout the course, especially with your dissertation.

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Modules

Core modules

  • Critical Issues in Education and Educational Research
  • Globalisation and Education
  • Globalising Curriculum, Assessment and Pedagogy
  • The Practice of Research
  • Dissertation

Teaching

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.

A weekly tutorial and a Study of Education course accompanies the taught modules.

Assessment

There are no formal written examinations and assessment is by coursework and a 15–20,000-word dissertation.

Duration

1 year full-time

Entry requirements

You'll need a  good honours degree in a related field.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

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You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.

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Contact

education-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 8177

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.