Adult & Continuing Education, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 16000
    Tuition (Year)
    7250
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
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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.
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  • Fees and funding

About

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.

Programme Structure

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

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Academic 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.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 16000 International
  • GBP 7250 EEA
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