Education, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    9900
    Tuition (Year)
    4500
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #601 ,
This MA is designed for practising professionals, or those interested in research, in teaching and learning or educational leadership – usually in schools, the lifelong learning sector and universities.

About

Why choose this course?

Study on a modular course designed for existing and aspiring education professionals, that allows you to accumulate credit at a pace that suits you, with assessments based around needs specific to your role in your educational organisation

Explore the process of teaching, learning support and/or educational leadership, focusing on personal, academic and vocational interests relevant to your educational context

Develop your understanding of assessment formats with a negotiated focus in support of both individual and organisational needs

Undertake primary research that informs your current practice, as well as acquire the necessary research skills to engage in future research and progress to a PhD or EdD programme

Progress your study in education, e.g. following your Initial Teacher Education (ITE) course

Develop your work in educational contexts

Support developments within the organisation where you work

Be prepared for further study at doctoral level (PhD and EdD).

Programme Structure

  • Education and International Development
  • Citizenship and Welfare in the 21st Century
  • Research Methods in the workplace
  • Dissertation (Education)
  • Meeting Diverse Needs
  • Early years Education and Care
  • Analysing Policy: Children’s Voice

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Take IELTS test

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C): 180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

  • Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 9900 International
  • GBP 4500 EU/EEA

Funding

We can advise you on scholarships and bursaries which are available and could be an extra source of income.

The Scholarships & Bursaries team are James Partington and Shajna Begum and can be contacted at SAB@beds.ac.uk

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.