MA in Education at Plymouth Marjon University - UCAS

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Course summary

The MA Education offers opportunities to study either part-time or full-time to fit with professional and family commitments. The course is taught in partnership with Teaching School Alliances, Multi-Academy Trusts, SCITT partners, Diocesan offices, military, health, sport, outdoor education, theatres, local authorities and a wide range of other employers and organisations throughout the South-West and beyond. Why this course at Marjon? •An individual student-centred approach with outstanding support from a community of expert tutors. •Flexible modules which enable students to develop their subject and research focus. •Opportunities to join an inter-disciplinary Masters’ community for the sharing of innovative ideas and practice. •A flexible and practice-centred approach developed to support the needs of busy professionals. •Opportunities to study for named pathway awards, including: MA Education, MA Education - Leadership and MA Education - Coaching, Mentoring & Leadership. Perfect if you're curious about: •How can I enhance my own subject expertise? •How do I develop research ideas to explore something that matters to me and/or my employer? •How can I enhance my own capacity for excellence; as well as that of the organisation I am a part of? •How can I develop my critical writing skills at Masters’ level? •How do I publish my research to reach a wide professional community?


Independent study Values-based education NQT development Managing inclusion in the classroom Leadership in learning & educational contexts Becoming a reflective practitioner Research design Dissertation

Assessment method

The key assessment methodology is action research, taking the form of small practice-focused projects, a research proposal poster and a final-stage research dissertation. You'll use evaluative, investigative, and/or analytical methods to diagnose problems or weaknesses and to develop practical solutions to address them quickly and efficiently.

Entry requirements

Applicants will need a first degree, however admission on the grounds of experience is considered for highly experienced applicants. Accreditation of prior, certificated learning can be given for a maximum of 90 credits for relevant Masters' study undertaken within the 5 years prior to enrolment. All applicants will be asked to complete a Professional Development Plan on entry of the course to determine their choice of modules and pattern of study. Fees can be paid in instalments and discounted fees may be possible for alumni and/or approved partners.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £8000 Whole course
EU £14500 Whole course
England £8000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £8000 Whole course
Scotland £8000 Whole course
Wales £8000 Whole course
Channel Islands £8000 Whole course
International £14500 Whole course

Additional fee information

EU applicants will be classed as International unless they hold Settled or Pre-settled status
MA in Education at Plymouth Marjon University - UCAS