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University of Northampton

12 months
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14000 GBP/year
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About

As a teacher, education professional or recent graduate, you can take this opportunity to enhance your practice by reflecting on your own personal and professional experiences. This Education MA programme offered at the University of Northampton allows you to develop further skills, knowledge and understanding of aspects of specific interest to you. 

Overview

The Education MA programme offered at the University of Northampton is wide-ranging and involves the study of: leadership, classroom cultures and also has an international and comparative aspect. While studying on this course you will complete a thesis, which is a significant piece of original research.

Course Details

Throughout the Education course from University of Northampton we encourage you to engage with other students and professional colleagues in order to develop critical approaches to your study of education and your practical teaching.

The MA comprises of modules that can be studied one by one. A key element of many modules is the provision for ‘shared enquiry’, enabling you to engage with other professional colleagues and researchers in developing critical approaches to enquiry within practical education (and education-related) contexts.

There is a full time pathway through this MA. This is particularly targeted at international students and has a strong international and comparative flavour, although UK students are very welcome to apply. It consists of four compulsory modules and a thesis.

Career Opportunities 

  • Postgraduate qualifications can give you the opportunity for higher level responsibility and senior posts within education, children services and Further Education. 
  • This Education course from University of Northampton addresses the needs of local authorities in the East Midlands as well as the government agenda for continuing professional development and the development of teaching as a research based profession. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary & international Issues in Early Years
  • Supporting Parents and Developing Community 
  • International Perspectives on Education 
  • Practitioner Led Development Project
  • Research Methods
  • Principles and Practice in Action Research
  • Reflecting on Professional Practice Through Autoethnography 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To study this course, you will need an honours degree, usually at 2:2 or above, from a UK institution or equivalent.
  • If you have other qualifications and have recent professional experience of three years or more, you will also be considered. 
  • In this case you will be interviewed and asked to demonstrate that you have engaged with children’s services at graduate level or equivalent, by presenting a portfolio of your responsibilities in your work with children and young people.
  • If you have master’s (level 7) credits from another course, including the PGCE, NPQH, or programmes run by University of Northampton, then it may be possible to credit these towards this degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7470 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7470 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK Part Time: £1,245 per 30 credits
  • UK/International Online: £1,110 per 30 credits

Living costs for Northampton

796 - 1510 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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.

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