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International Studies in Education

University of Iceland

M.A. Blended
24 months
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About

The Master of Arts in International Studies in Education at University of Iceland responds to the development of globalisation, migration, the development of a multicultural society in Iceland amongst other things. 

Overview

The Master of Arts in International Studies in Education at University of Iceland focuses on education in the context of globalisation and the development of multicultural societies, sustainable development and on development studies and education in developing countries. 

It is envisaged that more international schools and school divisions will be founded in Iceland in the coming years. 

These will be established to meet the needs of:

  • immigrant children
  • bilingual children
  • children of returning diplomats
  • children whose parents work for international companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Issues in educational research
  • Comparative Education
  • Pedagogy
  • Professionalism in education*
  • Theories in sociology and philosophy of education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 Nordic citizens are exempt and may apply for graduate studies until 15 April. 

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

The program requirements include methodology  (20 ECTS), a course in theories in educational studies (including sociology and philosophy of education) (10 ECTS) elective courses in a specialist area (30-50 ECTS) and an MA-thesis (40 or 60 ECTS). All teaching is in English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • Students at the University of Iceland do not pay tuition fees, only an annual registration fee of ISK 75,000 (477 EUR)

Funding

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