|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A good honours degree in a related field is required
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
We designed this course for education professionals. It will bring you up to date with all the latest theory and research relating to learning, teaching and assessment, and educational policy.
You may not have professional teaching experience, but you can go on placement in an educational setting as part of this course.
There are lectures, seminars and workshops. You’ll get regular meetings with your personal tutor who will support and encourage your learning and understanding.
There are no written formal exams. You’re assessed on coursework and a 15-20,000-word dissertation.
Critical Issues in Education and Educational Research
The Practice of Research
Examples of optional modules
Choose two from:
Reflections on Practice in Learning and Teaching
Globalisation and Education
Globalising Curriculum, Assessment and Pedagogy
Psychology and Learning Communities
Quantitative Methodologies in Educational Research
Qualitative Methodologies in Educational Research
Early Childhood 1: Development, Learning and Curriculum
Early Childhood 2: Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Education
Language Acquisition, Learning and Pedagogy
Language, Society and Education
Structure, teaching and assessment
All MA courses follow a similar pattern with two core modules and two subject-specific modules.
Teaching and learning takes place via lectures, seminars, tutorials, discussion, active inquiry and investigations. Regular meetings with a personal tutor support and encourage your learning and understanding.