The Education MA at King's College London aims to enable students to develop an understanding of a range of critical perspectives on the social, political and philosophical trends underpinning contemporary developments in education.
This course will enable students to critically reflect on their own educational roles, carry out independent research at their own schools, and acquire the skills and contacts that will enable them to progress in autumn term and will consist of a combination of highly interactive lectures and blended learning to support subject-specific learning and development.
The course has been designed to support education professionals to develop critical perspectives and analytical research skills that promote a capacity for independent thought and practical innovation in the classroom, and an ability to analyse and evaluate contemporary developments in education policy.
- Flexible and interdisciplinary while supporting subject-specific learning.
- Draws on contemporary research to develop a critical understanding of educational policies and practices.
- Promotes analytical and research skills to enhance classroom practice.
- Taught by staff with international reputations in their fields.
- Promotes transferable abilities such as policy analysis and research, communication and presentation skills.
- Provides opportunities to build a network of teachers, academics and educational policy figures that span local, national and international settings.
- Suitable for educators across all sectors and others with an interest in education studies.
- Located in the heart of London.
This course will enable students to critically reflect on their own educational roles, carry out independent research at their own schools, and acquire the skills and contacts that will enable them to progress in their careers. The course will enable participants to develop an in-depth understanding of educational policies and practices, focusing predominantly on the UK and also drawing on international contexts and perspectives.
- Education Policy and the City
- International & Comparative Education
- Language & Power
- Psychology & Learning
- Recent Developments in Digital Technologies in Education
- Recent Developments in Education Management
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesEducation Educational Research Educational Psychology View 165 other Masters in Educational Psychology in United Kingdom
- A 2:1 undergraduate degree (or international equivalent) in a subject area or discipline relevant to education (e.g. sociology, educational studies, psychology, pedagogy, history, philosophy etc).
- In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.
- A personal statement of up to 4,000 characters (maximum 2 pages) is required.
- A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained.
- One academic reference is required. A professional reference will be accepted if you have completed your qualifications over five years ago. In some cases, we may request an additional reference from you.
- Applicants may wish to include a CV (Resume) or evidence of professional registration as part of their application.
International20940 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20940 GBP per year during 12 months.
National10470 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10470 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK fees: £5,238 per year
- Overseas fees: £10,470 per year
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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