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Professional Practice, M.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

Course Overview

All courses have as their main focus a work based project supported by your own personal learning and development. You will benefit from a highly relevant, customised course which also delivers outcomes for your organisation.

The key course components of Professional Practice degree offered at Lancaster University allow for high levels of customisation, choice and negotiation. You negotiate your programme pathway, timescales, target award and award title.

Students may also make a claim (APL) to gain credits for exemption from some modules.

Programme Structure

Teaching and Assessment:

For more information, please visit the university website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    93

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

  • Entry requirements: Applicants should usually have at least three years’ experience in a role which allows for the scope to undertake postgraduate work-based projects. All applicants require employer/stakeholder support. You may also make a claim (APL) to gain credits for exemption from some modules
  • Assessment: Coursework, including learning contracts, project proposals, reports, reflective commentary, and oral presentation

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      16128 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 16128 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
    • EU/EEA

      7560 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 7560 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
    • UK/EU: £420 per 10 credit module
    • Overseas: £896 per 10 credit module

    Living costs for Lancaster

    • 660 - 1140 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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