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MA

Education

School of Education, Faculty of Social Sciences

With our flexible course you can study a broad range of educational and pedagogical concepts. Gain an understanding of recent trends and debates, explore changing conceptions of curriculums and assessment, and consider the impacts of globalisation and psychological research.
Group of postgraduate education students in the students' union

Course description

During this one-year, full-time course you will explore theory and research relating to learning, teaching and assessment and educational policy. The programme is suitable whether or not you have professional experience in teaching.

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Modules

Explore core and optional modules

Teaching

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

A good honours degree in a related field is required.

English language requirements

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

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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.