12 months
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16200 GBP/year
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About

Whether you're an education professional or someone with an interest in the field, this MA Education Studies degree course will give you the skills to critically reflect on contemporary national and global educational issues – from the changing purpose of education and educational psychology to the ways in which policy and practice influence the lives of students.

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Overview

Overview

You'll focus on all levels of education, including schools, colleges, universities and continuing professional development. You'll learn to handle complex issues at an advanced level and if you're already in a professional role, you'll develop the skills needed to lead in education policy and pedagogy, enhancing your career prospects.

What you'll experience

  • Examine contemporary issues and perspectives in education at a local, national and global level
  • Study educational research methods in preparation for a dissertation or work-based project
  • Approach education from a variety of perspectives, such as psychology, sociology and pedagogy
  • Carry out a research project related to your employment

Work experience and career planning

When you finish the course, your understanding of both the theory and practical application of current knowledge in the field of education will place you in a strong position to advance your career.

Career opportunities include:

  • Teacher
  • University lecturer
  • School mentor
  • Senior educational leader/manager
  • Academic study

Once you graduate, our Careers and Employability service will help you find a job that puts your skills to use.

You can continue to use this service for up to 5 years after you leave the University, so we'll be on hand to support you as you advance in your career.

Teaching and Programme Assessment

You'll be assessed through:

  • essays
  • presentations
  • reports
  • dissertation or report

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Approaches to Education Studies
  • Contemporary Perspectives in Educational Studies
  • Dissertation
  • Research Methods in Education
  • Contemporary Issues in Special Education Needs and Disability
  • Education in a Global Context
  • Leadership, Policy and Strategy: The Management of Educational Change
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Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you are an International student and require to apply for a study visa, we advise that you apply earlier and allow additional time for it to be processed.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU students – £9,400 a year (including Transition Scholarship)

PART-TIME:

  • NATIONAL and EU: £4,700 per year
  • NON-EU: £8,100 per year

Living costs for Portsmouth

710 - 1099 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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