M.Sc. Adult & Continuing Education

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP16000 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP7250 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
As a professional in the adult education sector, this Masters programme will provide you with a strong theoretical and philosophical underpinning of your practices, as well as excellent research training that you can apply to further study or your own work.

Description

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As a professional in the adult education sector, this Masters programme will provide you with a strong theoretical and philosophical underpinning of your practices, as well as excellent research training that you can apply to further study or your own work.

Key facts
  • MSc: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time
Career prospects

Many of our graduates have gained employment in the Higher Education sector, including the University of Glasgow, the University of Edinburgh and National Taipai University, as University Teachers or working on projects relating to adult education. Other graduates have entered the Further Education sector and Local Councils. Further areas of employment where graduates have advanced their careers have been within Adult Literacies, Nursing teaching and teaching CPD for dental nurses.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • GBP16000 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP7250 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months

Course Content

Core courses

  • Advanced educational research

  • Curriculum development

  • International issues in adult and continuing education

  • Introduction to educational and social research

  • Modern educational thought

  • The psychology of adult 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.

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
6.5
CAE score
176(Grade B2)
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
92

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Requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent (eg GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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