MA Education

Level: Postgraduate Taught
Starting: January 2021
Study mode: Full Time
Location:
Ras Al Khaimah Campus

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Are you a teacher, lecturer or trainer? Are you keen to boost your professional qualifications and knowledge? Or are you simply interested in the field of education? If so, this MA Education course is for you.

Our Education Master’s framework allows you to choose your own path by selecting the core modules, area of specialisation and optional modules, that way you can tailor your study to suit your needs and areas of interest.

Duration:

  • January 2021 – 15 Months
  • September 2021 – 12 months

In order to complete this course a student must successfully complete all the following CORE modules (totalling 100 credits):

  • Introductions to Master Level Study – 20 credits
  • Masters Level Research – 20 credits
  • Dissertation – 60 credits

OR

  • In order to complete this course a student must successfully complete at least 80 credits from the following list of OPTIONAL modules:
  • Coaching and Mentoring – 20 credits
  • Critical Issues in Equality Diversity and Inclusion – 20 credits
  • Critical Pedagogies – 20 credits
  • Curriculum Matters – 20 credits
  • Developing Partnerships and Collaborative Working – 20 credits
  • Dimensions of Childhood and Youth – 20 credits
  • Fundamentals of Business and Social Enterprise – 20 credits
  • Institutional Effectiveness and Change Management – 20 credits
  • International and Comparative Education – 20 credits
  • Urban and Community Education – 20 credits
  • Professional Enquiry – 20 credits
  • Policy, Politics and Practice – 20 credits
  • Assessment – 20 credits
  • The Transformative Special Needs Teacher – 20 credits
  • Leadership and Management – 20 credits
  • Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Policy and Practice – 20 credits
  • Dynamic Model of Supervising in Special Needs (Conductive Ed) – 20 credits
  • Conductive Education with Adults (Conductive Ed) – 20 credits
  • Reflecting on the Workplace – 20 credits
  • APEL – 20 credits
  • APEL – 40 credits

Are you a teacher, lecturer or trainer? Are you keen to boost your professional qualifications and knowledge? Or are you simply interested in the field of education? If so, this MA Education course is for you.

Our Education Master’s framework allows you to choose your own path by selecting the core modules, area of specialisation and optional modules, that way you can tailor your study to suit your needs and areas of interest.

In order to complete this course a student must successfully complete all the following CORE modules (totalling 100 credits):

  • Introductions to Master Level Study – 20 credits
  • Masters Level Research – 20 credits
  • Dissertation – 60 credits

OR

  • In order to complete this course a student must successfully complete at least 80 credits from the following list of OPTIONAL modules:
  • Coaching and Mentoring – 20 credits
  • Critical Issues in Equality Diversity and Inclusion – 20 credits
  • Critical Pedagogies – 20 credits
  • Curriculum Matters – 20 credits
  • Developing Partnerships and Collaborative Working – 20 credits
  • Dimensions of Childhood and Youth – 20 credits
  • Fundamentals of Business and Social Enterprise – 20 credits
  • Institutional Effectiveness and Change Management – 20 credits
  • International and Comparative Education – 20 credits
  • Urban and Community Education – 20 credits
  • Professional Enquiry – 20 credits
  • Policy, Politics and Practice – 20 credits
  • Assessment – 20 credits
  • The Transformative Special Needs Teacher – 20 credits
  • Leadership and Management – 20 credits
  • Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Policy and Practice – 20 credits
  • Dynamic Model of Supervising in Special Needs (Conductive Ed) – 20 credits
  • Conductive Education with Adults (Conductive Ed) – 20 credits
  • Reflecting on the Workplace – 20 credits
  • APEL – 20 credits
  • APEL – 40 credits

What’s covered in the course?

Highly flexible, this course can be studied alongside your job through our part-time route. Our Education Master’s framework allows you to choose your own path by selecting the core modules, area of specialisation and optional modules, that way you can tailor your study to suit your needs and areas of interest.

The award you receive upon graduating depends on both your existing qualifications, and the combination of modules that you choose to study. You’ll do this by studying some core modules and others which you negotiate with your tutor and the programme leader for your pathway.

The modules available explore current issues in education, leadership and management, change and improvement, as well as a flexible portfolio, reflection and research opportunities, leading to a final dissertation. Depending on the modules you take, you may be able to graduate with a specific pathway named on your degree.

Why Choose Us?

  • This recognised qualification will help you to meet a variety of Continuing Professional Development requirements, such as senior/executive leadership in schools
  • We’re proud of our high employability rates, with 98 per cent of the School’s postgraduate students in employment or further study six months after their course (DLHE survey results 14/15)
  • If you’re thinking of changing your career for a move into teaching please be aware that this course doesn’t lead to qualified teacher status.
  • You can use evidence of previous study or relevant experience to claim Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).
  • You’ll be able to develop professional knowledge, skills and understanding in your practice, which will support you to offer consistently excellent teaching.
  • You can use this course to put you at the forefront of professional practice in your specialist field or subject. This will enable you to help your students to succeed.

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