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About

Do you want to take your teaching to a higher level and learn how to further engage your students? The Education programme at the University of Essex Online enables teachers, trainers and tutors from all backgrounds to reflect on the way they teach and develop their practice in an innovative way.

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Overview

On the  Education programme at the University of Essex Online , you’ll be able to gain insight and inspiration by interacting and learning from fellow educational professionals from across the globe.

This modern course offers a timely view of technology-based learning and how it can enhance practice. You will explore some key theoretical ideas in the philosophy of education and be introduced to the historical context that has influenced current educational practice.  

The course aims to develop your skills as a reflective practitioner and enable you to consider the role of research in informing teaching and learning

Throughout this course, you’ll explore a broad range of topics including:

  • philosophical ideas that underpin educational practice
  • the delivery of effective teaching and learning
  • cognitive scientific research into how people learn
  • the theory and practice of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL)
  • principles of assessment and how it has an influence on learning, teaching and the curriculum
  • an overview of the process of research and developing a literature review
  • framing research questions and selecting appropriate research methods

There is also an opportunity to study one of three option modules should you be interested in developing content, or assessment, or have an interest in management.

Your future

The Master of Education programme is an ideal stepping stone for qualified teachers to expand and enhance their professional development in order to access senior leadership roles.

Due to a broad range of subjects covered on this course and the opportunity to specialise in diverse professional contexts and practices, this advanced degree course will also support career development of professionals with some teaching or educational experience.

Students will have an opportunity to improve their professional practice and attain leadership roles in their chosen career paths as teachers, lecturers, training advisers and administrators, special education professionals, policy developers, researchers, local government and healthcare trainers as well as other related professions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy of Education and Theories of Learning & Teaching
  • Delivering Effective Teaching & Learning
  • Introduction to Educational Assessment
  • Using Technology in Teaching, Learning and Assessment
  • The Role of Research and Academic Literature in Developing Practice
  • Introduction to Learning Analytics

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
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.

Other requirements

General requirements

An undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification

Work experience

Teaching experience in a post-compulsory educational setting

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5453 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10906 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5453 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10906 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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