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Your investigative study will draw on your own and others experience and on appropriate literature, and will develop your understanding of the role and the limitations of research in informing educational practice. The qualification includes a literature review in a topic of your choice, and a substantial dissertation or research project situated in your own practice. You will need some experience of working with learners, either in teaching, the education advisory service, educational administration or an allied field, which may include informal learning settings.
- Flexibility to suit your needs with a fast track option to complete in two years, or take up to six years
- Leads to MA or MEd, with a rich diversity of modules to suit your interests
- An emphasis on professional development through collaborative learning
- Develops and consolidates advanced scholarship and independent learning in the context of your own practice.
Throughout the world there is an increasing demand for creative, innovative education professionals who have highly developed skills and a deep understanding of learning; in many countries a masters degree is becoming essential for career advancement in education and training settings.
- Addressing inequality and difference in educational practice
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- Time flexibility
English Language Requirements
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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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To study for this masters degree course you must hold a bachelors degree from a UK university or other recognised degree-awarding body, or a qualification at equivalent level.
Your spoken and written English must be of an adequate standard for postgraduate study. If English is not your first language, we recommend that you will need a minimum score of 7 under the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
You will be encouraged to relate the content of the modules to your own experiences therefore you will need access to an educational setting either through employment or other means such as volunteering and special arrangements for purposes of your study. Apart from schools and colleges, other organisations providing educational services – such as nursing education, youth, play, or early years work – could provide suitable settings to apply your learning and later carry out your dissertation. The various activities embedded in the study guide will help you develop skills of independent study and enquiry.
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