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.
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.
Advanced educational research
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.
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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.
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