There are many flexible packages of study, all underpinned by a reflective practice approach, designed to enable learners to benefit from personal and professional development.
A variety of teaching methods are used, including led lectures, seminars, workshops, intensive weekends, summer schools and an Independent Study. Where appropriate, an attachment to a school/college or children´s centre will be arranged, where possible meeting your needs and interests, to enable you to carry out your study.
Most of the assessment is of a written nature, with assignments of varying type and length. There may also be presentations and assessed portfolios. Detailed feedback will be provided to assist your intellectual development.
The MA Education programme at University of Worcester is a flexibly taught masters course designed primarily for those who work or aspire to work in any field of education and training and whose aim is to develop and improve upon their practice, enhance their professional profile and engage in rigorous research and high level inquiry into their working context.
Whatever stage you are at in your career, we invite you to come and join our learning community as we move into a new phase of development in our postgraduate and doctoral offer. We will equip you as you enter the next phase of your professional life to achieve the excellence you desire for yourselves and those you seek to inspire.
The course offers the following awards: MA Education (180 credits), Postgraduate Diploma Education (120 credits) and Postgraduate Certificate Education (60 credits). These non-specialist awards offer maximum flexibility, with students able to choose optional modules from the full range available.
The MA Education also embraces a number of specialist pathways, which will allow you to deepen your knowledge and understanding in an area of particular relevance to your current (or future) professional context. These pathways are:
Examples of specialist pathway awards are: MA Education (Special and Inclusive Education), Postgraduate Diploma Education (Religions and Values Education) and Postgraduate Certificate Education (Mentoring in Early Childhood).
This route meets the needs of professionals wishing to study and familiarise themselves with the UK educational environment alongside their own contrasting experience. The programme consists of three taught modules in each of the first two terms and a three-module Dissertation in the third term.
The MA Education is made up of five or six 20 credit modules selected from the range available modules. These may include Negotiated Learning modules of 20, 40 or 60 credits. MA Education students are required to complete Contemporary Issues in Education: theory, policy and practice (20 credits), Research Methods (20 credits) plus a research project (Dissertation) of 40 or 60 credits.
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
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