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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 Master of Education from University of Essex Online is a unique programme which 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 this course 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 Education course from University of Essex Online , 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

Your future

Our 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 and Learning
  • Educational Assessment
  • Using Technology in Teaching, Learning and Assessment
  • The Role of Research and Academic Literature in Developing Practice
  • Learning Analytics
  • The Science of Learning – practical implications for teaching

Audience

Our Master of Education (M.Ed.) is an ideal stepping stone for qualified teachers to expand and enhance their professional development in order to access senior leadership roles.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

University of Essex Online have regular intakes throughout the year – apply now and you could start your course soon! 

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our Master of Education, you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:

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

In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our Master of Education, you must meet the following criteria:

  • at least two years’ teaching experience in a post-compulsory educational setting

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5918 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11836 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    5918 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11836 GBP for the full programme during 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.

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