Education: International Perspectives at Newcastle University - UCAS

Course summary

The MA Education: International Perspectives will help you achieve a critically reflective but practical understanding of key current issues in teaching, learning and pedagogy in an international context. Distinctive features of the course include: the study of education and pedagogy in international contexts the option to investigate learning in real classrooms the chance to study alongside part-time colleagues who are practising UK teachers The course is for teaching and learning professionals who are keen to develop their careers in all education sectors, such as: nursery primary secondary tertiary higher education. The course builds on a strong research base in the Centre for Learning and Teaching within the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences. It is also supported by the North Leadership Centre and draws on the expertise of many highly regarded academics. Delivery: The majority of taught modules are in the first semester, including some sessions which run in the early evening and on Saturdays. During the year there is a development to a greater element of self-study and semi-independent research and project work. You complete the course with a research project focusing on a topic of interest to you. There is an extended induction programme that provides you with support for advanced study. This includes assignment writing and information, communications and technology (ICT) training. Placements: You will have the opportunity to carry out a placement as part of your taught modules. Your placement will be in an educational setting such as a local primary or secondary school. This is enjoyable and useful in contextualising your understanding of learning theory. Facilities: As a student in the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences you'll have access to facilities and a growing collection of online resources, including: a well-stocked Education Resource Centre Language Analysis Lab a phonetics lab an audio-video lab a recording studio.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in any subject. Experience in an educational context is desirable but not essential. Applicants whose 1st language is not English must have a minimum of IELTS 6.5 (with 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other sub-sections), or equivalent.

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Education: International Perspectives at Newcastle University - UCAS