2020 start
MA

Psychology and Education

School of Education, Faculty of Social Sciences

With a focus on psychological theory, this MA will encourage you to examine the challenges facing education in the 21st century.
Postgraduate education student, Yan Wu

Course description

This one-year, full-time course examines the challenges facing education in the 21st century, focusing particularly on psychological theory. You will look at the contribution of psychology to education policy and practice in changing international and global contexts.

Teaching and learning changes for 2020-21

Due to the coronavirus pandemic we have made some changes to teaching and learning for this course in the 2020-21 academic year.

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Modules

Core modules

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Teaching

Teaching and learning takes place via lectures, weekly seminars, individual tutorials, discussion, active inquiry and investigations. Regular meetings with a personal tutor support and encourage your learning and understanding.

Assessment

There are no formal written examinations and assessment is by coursework and a 10–12,000-word dissertation.

Duration

1 year full-time

I will always remember the people I have met on the course, the stories and experiences I have heard from them I will never forget

Brittany Milnes
MA Psychology and Education Student

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.