12 months
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26600 GBP/year
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About

The MA Education (Geography) from University College London (UCL) will increase a student's understanding of the literature and concepts of geography education, while advancing their professional skills and developing their knowledge for successful subject leadership.

Overview

The Education (Geography) course from University College London (UCL) aims to engage students in deep critical thought about geography education with a view to improving the quality of the geography curriculum experience for young people and to view geography as a resource with unique educational potential. 

The course encourages students to examine critical debates in geography and ask what value these have for schools.

The programme consists of three compulsory modules (30 credits each), and a choice between one optional module (30 credits) and either a Dissertation with Integrated Research Methods or a Dissertation (60 credits), OR two optional modules (30 credits each) and a Report with Integrated Research Methods (30 credits).

Teaching and learning

The programme is delivered via online learning, with optional face-to-face sessions or equivalent online sessions. It is assessed by coursework assignments of up to 5,000 words and a 19-20,000 word dissertation or a 10,000 word report.

Careers

Graduates of the programme are currently working across a broad range of areas. Some are working as teachers, heads of humanities, heads of geography and senior managers in primary and secodary schools while others have jobs as policy-makers and education consultants. Graduates can also be found working as geography teacher training tutors and PhD students.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Transforming the Geography Curriculum
  • What is Education?
  • Understanding Research
  • Critical Perspectives on Teaching and Learning
  • Assessment for Learning
  • Design and Use of Technologies for Education
  • Education, Ethics and Imagination in a Globalising World
  • Curriculum, Policy and Practice
  • Sociology of Education
  • Philosophy of Education: Values, Aims and Society
  • Assessment: Issues and Practice

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26600 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • UK: £5,400
  • International: £13,300

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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