Application deadline: Sep 1
Tuition fee:
  • £ 6,240 / Year (EEA)
  • £ 14,080 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: October  2014, October  2015
Credits (ECTS): 90 ECTS
Duration full-time: 12 months
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Delivery mode: Blended
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time
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Description

This masters degree will:

  • identify and reflect upon key concepts in education
  • develop academic arguments and literacy
  • enable you to interrogate and question educational theory
  • allow you to create a bespoke and flexible MA that reflects your interests, needs and lifestyle.

Features

This masters degree provides the opportunity to:

  • engage with a flexible programme design that features a range of modules from across the IOE
  • study from wherever you are, with many modules taught via distance learning, mixed mode or face-to-face
  • benefit from teaching delivered by top academics in the field of education
  • access personal tutor support throughout the programme.

How are you assessed?

Two modules ("What is Education?" and "Introduction to Research Methods") are assessed by written examination. The two optional modules are assessed by coursework. The dissertation is assessed by a combination of written examination (50%) and a 12,000 word dissertation report (50%).

Attendance

The core module "What is Education?" is taught face-to-face as a two-week intensive programme in Central London in December 2012. "Introduction to Research Methods" is taught via distance learning.

The optional modules are taught in a variety of modes including mixed mode, intensive short-courses, face-to-face and distance learning. Students may select modules that suit their preferred mode of study and circumstances.

Interested in finding out more? Why not come along to our open evening, Tuesday 11 September, 5pm-7pm in central London? For further information and to book your place, please visit ioe.ac.uk/open

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How are you assessed?

Two modules ("What is Education?" and "Introduction to Research Methods") are assessed by written examination. The two optional modules are assessed by coursework. The dissertation is assessed by a combination of written examination (50%) and a 12,000 word dissertation report (50%).

Attendance

The core module "What is Education?" is taught face-to-face as a two-week intensive programme in Central London in December 2012. "Introduction to Research Methods" is taught via distance learning.

The optional modules are taught in a variety of modes including mixed mode, intensive short-courses, face-to-face and distance learning. Students may select modules that suit their preferred mode of study and circumstances.

Requirements

Entry requirements vary from course to course, so pleasecheck individual pages of the prospectusor website for full details.

Applicants for taught Masters programmes are requiredtoprovide evidence of:AUK honours degree or accepted equivalent.

English language proficiencyat the level set out in our academic regulations. We accept IELTs(overall 7.0, reading 6.5, writing 6.0), TOEFL(paper 650, computerised 280, internet 100) and Pearson Test of EnglishAcademic Scores (68-70).Applicants automatically meet the English proficiency requirement if they hold a degree from a majority English speaking country issued within the last 3 years, or if they have been educated from secondary school onwards in a majority English speaking country.

Applicants for taught Masters programmes are required to write a personal supporting statement of 700-850 words.

The personal statement is an important part of the application and it is to be completed in accordance with paragraph 10 of the guidance notes on ‘Completing your UKPASS application’. Where a supporting statement does not provide adequate evidence of ability to study at Masters level, qualifying routes may be offered to applicants.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 7
TOEFL paper-based test score : 650
TOEFL iBT® test: 100

IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa.

The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

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Accreditation

University of London International Academy and the Institute of Education, University of London

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