M.Sc. Adult & Continuing Education

University of Glasgow

Application deadline: Apply as soon as possible
Tuition fee:
  • € 5,170 / Year (EEA)
  • € 13,200 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2014
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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* If you want to gain a research-based qualification in community education, adult education, human resource development or training, this programme is designed for you.
* You will benefit from our close links to local organisations such as the Workers' Educational Association, as well as other community, further education and higher education institutions.
* You will develop practices in critical reflection and judgement that you can apply in relation to your own approaches to adult education.
* Theres a focus on collaborative learning, drawing on your own experiences and those of your academic colleagues.

Core courses

* Modern educational thought
* International issues in adult and continuing education
* The psychology of adult learning
* Introduction to educational and social research
* Advanced educational research.

You will also study one option from a choice that will vary from year to year, but normally includes

* Popular education in Latin America
* Curriculum development in adult education
* New technology and lifelong learning.

You will also undertake training in research methods and complete a research project. For the research project you will choose a specific aspect of education for adults and write a dissertation with the support of a supervisor.

Contents

* Modern educational thought
* International issues in adult and continuing education
* The psychology of adult learning
* Introduction to educational and social research
* Advanced educational research.

You will also study one option from a choice that will vary from year to year, but normally includes

* Popular education in Latin America
* Curriculum development in adult education
* New technology and lifelong learning.

You will also undertake training in research methods and complete a research project. For the research project you will choose a specific aspect of education for adults and write a dissertation with the support of a supervisor.

Requirements

2.1 Honours degree or the equivalent.

If your first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level

English Language Requirements

CAE score: (read more)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.

75 (Grade B)

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