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Bishop Grosseteste University

M.A.
36 months
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1200 GBP/module
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About

The Education programme at Bishop Grosseteste University brings together those who have a common passion for education. If you have a keen interest in your own learning and the learning of others, a curiosity about the teaching process itself and a determination to understand and improve your own working context, then this course will excite and challenge in equal measure.

Overview

The Education programme at Bishop Grosseteste University is designed to be suitable for busy professionals. 

There are five modules of this Masters Course. The course materials are designed to encourage you to interpret the assignments in ways that will adapt to your current professional role and enable you to articulate your personal learning agenda. 

The tutors on the Research Education team will help you to formulate key research questions through reading that will extend your thinking and through reflection on your professional context.

Throughout your studies you will be questioning taken-for-granted assumptions about evidence-based practice, exploring the implications for alternatives and sharing the results of your research in order to influence professional practice. 

Students are work-based learners who include Head Teachers, NQTs and RQTs from school settings. We have also had students who are Drama Practitioners, Musicians, Artists, Social Workers, FE Lecturers and work-based trainers in the industry. The essential criterion is that your work involves educational intervention and assessment in broad terms.

Careers & Further Study

Many graduates of this course have found their career progression enhanced as a direct or indirect result of following this course. More significantly, they have been directly involved in research education and developed these skills professionally in an educational context. 

Through the building of systematic inquiry skills and incisive critical engagement with educational issues, Graduates of the MA in Education have demonstrated that they have enhanced their practice and made a direct impact on their schools as learning communities.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Innovations In Subject Specialism
  • Educational Ethnography: Action Research
  • Public Policy And Professional Practice
  • Research Skills
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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 (required)
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

  • You will need to have obtained, or be predicted to obtain, a good first degree (or equivalent). MA in Education Students need to be working in an educational setting
  • All prospective students are required to have an interview with the Programme Leader or a member of the academic team before commencing the course (this includes a telephone interview if needed) and all are welcome to arrange a campus visit before enrolment.
  • In addition, all students will need to have an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure Barring Service. A successful Enhanced Disclosure is required before commencing the course.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    1200 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1200 GBP per module and a duration of 36 months.

Per 30 credit module

Funding

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