Education, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    15750
    Tuition (Year)
    7500
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #301 ,
The Education MA at Brunel University London is designed for those with a broad interest in education and enables students to undertake a high-level, critical evaluation of educational theory and practice.

About

This course is available as the MA in Education or the MA in Education with a specialism in:

  • Leadership and Management
  • Science, Maths, Technology (STEM) Education
  • Social Justice, Equity and Inclusion

Aims

  • You will learn to identify problems and questions in areas of interest and to design study plans or research strategies to deal with them.
  • You will undertake a high-level, critical evaluation of educational theory and practice.
  • You will develop the skills and confidence to enhance professional practice in learning organisations.
  • You will undertake a critical and informed evaluation of relevant research.

Programme Structure

Compulsory

All students must complete these two modules, unless an exemption has been approved:

  • Issues and Perspectives in Education
  • Disciplines of Education

Students to do the two modules specialist modules related to their area of chosen specialisation:

  • Social Justice, Equity and Inclusion
  • Social and Educational Diversity: the Nature and Implications of Social and Individual Differences in Education
  • Catering for Social and Individual Differences in Education: Policy and Practice
  • STEM Education
  • Issues in STEM Education
  • Towards Effectiveness in STEM Education
  • Leadership and Management
  • Coaching for Educational Leadership
  • Educational Leadership: Theories and Perspectives

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • A UK second class (2:2) Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification. Relevant professional experience is desirable.
  • Associate students who register for individual modules may progress to the Master's course by successfully completing four modules.
  • Applicants will be required to attend an interview.
English Language Requirements
  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 65% (min 60% in all areas)

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 15750 International
  • GBP 7500 EU/EEA

  • UK/EU students: £7,500 full-time; £3,750 part-time
  • International students: £15,750 full-time; £7,875 part-time

Funding

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.