Educational Studies (Taught) University of Glasgow

This programme is designed to deepen your understanding of education so that you can critically analyse education practice, provisions and policy in your own current or future professional context. They support you in interrogating research literature and in undertaking educational research in your own areas of study.

  • Qualification

    MSc

  • Study mode

    Part-time

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Start date

    September 2017

  • Duration

    24 months


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Course details

Modules

You will take four core and two optional courses. Courses contribute to your development of research understanding and skills that then support you in conducting your own research based dissertation. You can select areas for professional development from optional courses.

Core courses
◾Advanced educational research
◾Introduction to educational and social research
◾Modern educational thought
◾Seminar on contemporary issues.

Optional courses may include
◾Curriculum development in adult education
◾Developing literacy
◾Economics for education
◾Education and international development
◾Educational approaches to community learning and development
◾Empowerment and social change
◾Higher education as a field of research, policy and practice
◾Highly able learners
◾Identities, relationships & behaviours
◾Inclusive classrooms, inclusive pedagogies
◾International & comparative education
◾Leadership in implementing education policy
◾Perspectives of youth & young adulthood
◾The evolving concept of inclusion
◾The learner & the curriculum
◾Work-related learning
◾Working with youth: Education and learning for change.

Assessment method

Dissertation.


Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in any subject.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £806 Credit
England £806 Credit
Northern Ireland £806 Credit
Scotland £806 Credit
Wales £806 Credit

Additional fee information

£806 per 20 credits

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