M.A. Education

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP13730 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP5380 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
MA Education, University of Nottingham The MA Education is a unique modular programme of study designed to relfect the needs of individuals or organisational cohorts.

Description

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MA Education, University of Nottingham

The MA Education is a unique modular programme of study designed to relfect the needs of individuals or organisational cohorts.

While each module has its own unique focus, all are concerned with investigating contemporary educational issues in the light of historical, political and social contexts, appropriate literature and the shared experience of course members.

The overall purpose of the Masters programme is to deepen and refine your capacity for critical reflection on your practice as well as on the mental models which inform your work. Systematic practitioner inquiry is therefore an organising principle that underpins all modules on the programme, and you will be encouraged to identify issues that are significant to your professional practice.

A hallmark of the MA Education is its commitment to equity and diversity, and its flexibility to meet the needs of individuals and organisations. Flexibility is evident in terms of offering you a range of:

  • specialist module options to create a personally and professionally meaningful qualification
  • modes of delivery to take account of individual needs and professional contexts
  • exit points en-route to a full masters programme

Key facts

  • The School of Education is one of the largest and most respected education departments of any UK university, leading the way in research and teaching quality
  • Our academics are major national and international figures, in a wide variety of subject areas

Detailed Course Facts

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Tuition fee
  • GBP13730 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP5380 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Credits 180
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months

Course Content

The taught element of this course can be completed over one year full-time or two years part-time. There is then an eight-month disseration period.

The course is available to individuals and also cohorts from single schools or consortiums.

The course comprises modules totalling 120 credits, plus a 60-credit dissertation. There are Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate exit points.

There are currently two core modules and an extensive selection of elective modules which can be taken from a range of MA programmes in the School of Education. All modules are 30-credits, unless otherwise stated.

English Language Requirements

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Requirements

You would normally be expected to hold an honours degree at 2:2 level or above, or its international equivalent. At least one year's experience of working or volunteering full-time in an educational setting is required. A teaching qualification that includes a substantial placement-based component (eg. PGCE) will be considered acceptable experience.

Applicants with qualifications other than a first degree who have an approved professional qualification, or those with non-standard applications, will be considered on an individual basis.

If your first language is not English, you must achieve either:

  • an overall score on the IELTS test of at least 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each element

  • a pass with Merit on a preparation course at the Centre for English Language Education, University of Nottingham

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
Search all Pre-Masters

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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University of Nottingham

Nottingham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom The University of Nottingham has award-winning campuses in the United Kingdom, China and Malaysia and hosts a truly global academic community in all three countries. It is described by The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2016 as ‘the nearest Britain has to a truly global university'. The University is placed 70th in the world and in the top 1% of universities internationally by the latest QS World University Rankings (2015).