Comparative Education, M.A. | UCL | London, United Kingdom
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Comparative Education

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28100 GBP/year
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About

University College London (UCL) cutting-edge Master's Programme in Comparative Education is designed to provide you with profound insights into the dynamics of education policy and politics across OECD (the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries (and beyond). 

Overview

Uncover the factors driving change, the forces shaping education systems, and the dynamics of stakeholders. With our programme, you will grasp the nuances of evidence-based strategies, change management, innovation, and sustainable progress in education.

University College London (UCL) rigorous MA Comparative Education programme offers a comprehensive multidisciplinary foundation in the comparative analysis of the intricate relationship between education, society, and communities. 

Through this programme, you will gain a profound understanding of education policy and the political dynamics that shape it on an international level, including influential organisations like the OECD and the EU, as well as national governments across the UK, Europe, and southeast Asia. 

Focussing primarily on the developed world, you will delve into the politics driving educational reforms, assess their effects, and analyse their impact on economic growth, skill formation, and social inclusion.

Employability

Recent career destinations for this degree:

  • internships in the OECD, UNESCO, and the EU
  • policy analysts the OECD and the European Commission
  • researchers at think tanks, education businesses, and consultancies in Europe, Asia, and the USA. 
  • government bodies and agencies
  • PhD scholarships

Networking

There are opportunities to connect with the global community of researchers and policy analysts in the field of comparative education and education politics.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Education and Muslim Communities
  •  Learners, Learning and Teaching in the Context of Education for All
  •  Education and International Development: Concepts, Theories and Issues
  •  Sociology of Education
  •  Minorities, Migrants and Refugees in National Education Systems
  •  Understanding Education Policy
  •  Education, Values and Identities

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university 
  • or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required.
  • The English language level for this programme is: Level 2
  • This programme is suitable for international students on a Student visa – study must be full-time, face-to-face, starting October or January.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12700 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • UK: £6,350
  • International: £14,050

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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