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International Education (Distance learning)

University of Leicester

48 months
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2611 GBP/year
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About

The MA in International Education (Distance learning) offered at the University of Leicester  is for you if... you are an educational professional wanting to improve your understanding of contemporary educational issues.

Overview

Programme aims

The MA in International Education (Distance Learning) at University of Leicester is designed for educational professionals in primary, secondary or tertiary education, as well other organisations with an educational remit - for example NGOs, charitable organisations, museums and galleries. This degree will:

  • Enhance your understanding of contemporary educational issues, both national and international, with a particular emphasis on those which are of direct relevance to your professional context.
  • Develop your ability to reflect on theory in the area of teaching and learning and use it as the basis for understanding and improving practice.
  • Develop your ability to undertake small scale research.
  • Develop your understanding of ethical principles which underpin the design, conduct and reporting of educational research

Studying by supported distance learning allows you to choose when and where you study, meaning you do not have to take a career break. We pride ourselves on the level of support we provide our distance learning students. Our award-winning library has world class facilities for distance learning students. You will have full access to our other support services and will be assigned a personal tutor. Out virtual learning environment Blackboard offers the course material and a wide range of study support material, and you will have the opportunity to join an interactive web-based community of fellow students around the world.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Contemporary Issues in International Education
  • Introduction to Education Research Methods
  • Pathway 1: Leadership for Social Justice in Education
  • Pathway 2: Pedagogy
  • Pathway 3: Innovation and Reform
  • Pathway 4: Inclusion and Special Education Needs
  • Pathway 5: Learning Technologies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
61
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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.
90

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

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
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
61
More about PTE Academic
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.
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:2 or above in a relevant subject, or equivalent.
  • You will need to demonstrate a minimum of two years' experience (not necessarily consecutive) in a professional role (paid, unpaid, voluntary) as an educator, manager, or a learning support role (or equivalent). If your experience in any one of these roles is less than 2 years, please contact us so that we can discuss the relevance of your experience for this programme). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2611 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10445 GBP for the full programme during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2611 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10445 GBP for the full programme during 48 months.

Funding

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