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  • 12 months
    Duration
Whether you're an education professional or someone with an interest in the field, this MA Education Studies degree course at University of Portsmouth will give you the skills to critically reflect on contemporary national and global educational issues – from childhood, educational psychology, and educational research, to schools, colleges and universities and continuing professional development.

About

In this Education Studies degree course at University of Portsmouth 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 will experience?

On this course, you'll:

  • 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
  • Choose a subject-specific pathway that is related to your research interests and/or your CPD needs
  • Carry out a research project related to your employment

Career

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Perspectives in Educational Studies
  • Research Methods in Education
  • Dissertation
  • Childhood Studies: The Child’s Voice in the 21st Century
  • Educational Psychology
  • Special Educational Needs and Disability
  • Pedagogy and Practice
  • Action research project
  • Leadership, policy and strategy -the Management of Education
  • Working with Children and Young People in a Digital World

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

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  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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General Requirements

  • A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject
  • Equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications may be considered
  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students

  • Part time: £3,000

International students

  • Part time: £6,600

Living costs for Portsmouth

  • 710 - 1100 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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