MA in Education
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MA in Education

For teachers wanting to deepen their pedagogic knowledge
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Funded by the apprenticeship levy
Who's it for?

For teachers wanting to deepen their pedagogic knowledge.

Duration
12 Months
Assessment
  • 3 Essays
  • Research project and dissertation
Who's it for?

For teachers wanting to deepen their pedagogic knowledge.

Duration
12 Months
Assessment
  • 3 Essays
  • Research project and dissertation

The course outline

The MA in Education develops teaching expertise through evidence-based research and promotes the scholarship required to reflect deeply and improve the participant’s own professional practice and that of others.

·        Develop your teaching expertise through evidence-based research

·        Build your own scholarship during this affordable one-year programme

·        Complete a research project in your school and a dissertation to gain your MA

·        Attend one compulsory seminar day and 3 optional experience days (neuroscience,curriculum, assessment)

·        Build a toolkit to develop your own professional expertise

Core Modules:

Transformative Practice (30 credits)

In this module learners will reflect on their development through critical evaluation of key documents relating to their professional learning to date as well as the effectiveness of target setting.

Research of literature on contemporary issues in Education (30 credits)

In this module learners will research contemporary issues in Education and synthesise relevant literature that will inform the research project for module 4.

Principles of Educational Research - research methods and project design (30 credits)

Students will explore a range of research and inquiry methodologies as well ethics and reflect on appropriate research methods to present a project proposal.

Educational Research in Practice - Masters Dissertation/Research Project (60 credits)

This module will involve students carrying out their own investigation into a relevant educational issue following on from their literature review and professional or academic interests and culminates in a substantial dissertation.

Optional Modules

Optional Modules will deliver the latest research findings in key contemporary areas of education, providing learners with research ideas for their Master’s and a deep understanding of these fields.

  • Neuroscience, psychology and learning
  • Curriculum research and design
  • Delivery of formative assessment

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The Experience

We have carefully selected these venues to ensure that our ‘learning leaders’ will feel relaxed as they are removed from the daily demands placed upon them. The environment brings the time and space to absorb, reflect and fully digest the extensive content delivered throughout.

The Qualifications

  • MA in Education
MA in Education
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Benefits & Features

Develop your teaching expertise through evidence-based research
Build your own scholarship during this affordable one-year programme
Complete a research project in your school and a dissertation to gain your MA
Attend 1 compulsory seminar day and 3 optional experience days (neuroscience, curriculum, assessment)
Build a toolkit to develop your own professional expertise

"Fascinating and really interesting, mainly because it has not been specifically about education, but generally about leadership"

Susie Bates
Nottingham Girls Academy

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We are now accepting interest forms for our 2020 cohorts. Submit your details now and one of our team will be in touch.

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PRICE
£4,995
* Funded by the apprenticeship levy

This programme is a cash programme and can be funded by a combination of the learner, school and trust or LA

Eligibility

  • GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above
  • PGCE and 2 years teaching experience

Additional Information

  • 12-month programme
  • 1 compulsory seminar day and 4 optional days at University of Buckingham
  • 3 Essays
  • Research project and dissertation
  • Academic Mentor

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