Overview Study the way people learn, the importance of the interactions between teaching and learning, and how we can assess a person’s educational progress. This part-time Master’s course is ideally suited to anyone with some experience in education, who wants to delve deeper into the processes, theories and practices at play in this fascinating field. Placing equal emphasis on theory and practice, it builds on your existing knowledge, interests and expertise and helps you apply theory into practice. This course will give you an in-depth understanding of key educational issues, debates, trends and policies, both nationally and internationally. It will develop your knowledge of educational research and help you in conducting your own research project. As part of UEA’s renowned School of Education and Lifelong Learning, you will gain skills and knowledge that will prove invaluable in your career in education or one of the many associated fields. About This Course The MA Education: Learning, Pedagogy and Assessment is a two-year, part-time course for anyone with an interest in education. Throughout your time with us, we will help you achieve a critical, reflective and practical understanding of the current issues and debates surrounding teaching and learning and you’ll familiarise yourself with some key educational trends and policies in the UK and internationally. The course has a strong international dimension, which builds on its staff and students’ diverse interests, experiences and backgrounds. It draws on a long-standing tradition within the School of Education and Lifelong Learning in innovative research and on our excellence in professional education. You will benefit from research-led teaching as our team members bring with them skills and expertise at the cutting-edge of research, pedagogy and theory-informed practice. You will be taught by leaders in their field, who are active scholars and contribute to national and international debates. What’s more, our academic environment and the resources available to you will help nurture your knowledge of and aptitude for educational research. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk
Applicants require a 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent, in a Social Science subject (e.g. Education, Sociology, International Development, Philosophy, Psychology, Modern Languages, Classics). All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all 4 components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in 1 of the listed countries. For a full list of these, as well as the qualifications / tests that we will consider, please visit our website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9500||Whole course|