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Education, M.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #82 (QS) ,
MA Education offered by University of Nottingham is designed to reflect the needs of individuals and organisations, this course will deepen and refine your capacity to reflect critically on the way you work.

About

Teaching on this course is underpinned by systematic practitioner inquiry and you will be encouraged to identify issues that are significant to your professional practice.

While each module has its own particular focus, all are concerned with investigating contemporary educational issues in the light of historical, political and social contexts, appropriate literature and the shared experience of course members.

Study is flexible, in order to meet the needs of individuals and organisations and includes:

  • a range of optional modules so you can tailor your degree to your personal and professional interests
  • different modes of delivery which take account of individual needs and professional contexts
  • exit points en route to a full masters programme

Key facts of the MA Education offered by University of Nottingham:

  • 200 years of experience in the field of education
  • 4th in the UK and 24th worldwide for education in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018
  • 3rd in the UK in the latest Research Excellence Framework, with 84% of our research considered world-leading or internationally excellent

Careers

Career destinations for our graduates include counsellors, education advisers, language tutors, primary/secondary teachers and vocational/industrial trainers and instructors. A number of our graduates are already in employment while undertaking part-time study for professional development in their chosen career.

Whether you are looking to enhance your career prospects or develop your knowledge, a postgraduate degree from the University of Nottingham can help take you where you want to be.

Programme Structure

Core modules:

  • Practice-Based Inquiry
  • Dissertation

Optional modules:

  • Creativity, Arts, Literacies and Learning
  • Education
  • Educational Leadership and Management
  • Learning, Technology and Education
  • Special Needs

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • 2:2 (or international equivalent)

Work Experience

At least 1 year(s) of work experience are required.

  • Applicants should have one year of full-time work or volunteer experience in an educational setting; 
  • a teaching qualification that includes a substantial placement-based component (eg. PGCE) will be considered acceptable experience

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    16695 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16695 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    7290 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7290 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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