The course is designed to develop deeper intellectual engagement with current issues relating the design, delivery, evaluation and administration of educational programmes in the Lifelong Learning sector. It aims to enhance the professional standing and critical understanding of those working in the sector in a range of professional roles. The course operates as a top-up to previous achievement at postgraduate level and requires you to undertake a single 60 credit dissertation module. Previous experience and appropriate level understanding of educational research methods for example, previous achievement in a postgraduate level research methods module, is essential. Titles of work undertaken by students on this course have included: * A case study of youth disaffection at an independent alternative school in North West England. * A critical evaluation of the efficacy of Restorative Practice (RP) in place at a high school in a northern city in the United Kingdom.
Core module: Dissertation
Your work will be assessed through a dissertation. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.
Entry requirements for this course are normally: * an Honours degree (2:2 or above) or an equivalent professional qualification. * a Postgraduate Diploma in Education or equivalent award, containing 120 credits at Masters level, or a Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant field and evidence of successful teaching experience . In addition you must also: * evidence an appropriate level of understanding of educational research methods * have experience of teaching, training or working in a relevant organisation in lifelong learning or in a related sector * complete a satisfactory interview We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups. These are the usual entry requirements. We do however encourage those with different or older qualifications to apply. Please contact us to discuss your particular circumstances.
English language requirements
If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.
Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course
Additional fee information
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