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  • Qualification

    MEd - Master of Education

  • Location

    Inverness College UHI

  • Study mode

    Blended learning

  • Start date

    AUG-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

What is special about this course?

The Master of Education: Critical Enquiry is a three-year, part-time online programme for professionals working in education settings. Participants build on their skills in reflective practice to critically engage with educational theory, research, policy and complex professional issues.

The programme utilises a collaborative approach to online learning, with learning activities designed to develop teacher agency, support professional dialogue and develop critical enquiry to inform practice. Participants choose the focus of their work on each module to fit with their professional interests and responsibilities. The collaborative learning activities support participants to work together on practice and develop creative responses to professional issues.

Special features

  • The course is fully online, allowing you to fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments
  • You will have the opportunity to develop your professional skills
  • Specifically, you will use theory to reflect on practice; critically reflect and engage with a range of professional issues; develop your collaborative skills and work as an effective member of a team
  • You will carry out educational enquiries and research in your workplace
  • Aligned with the General Teaching Council of Scotland (GTCS) standard for career-long professional learning
  • There are face-to-face events in November and June, where you will have the opportunity to meet fellow students and share the outcomes of your enquiries.

How long will my course last?

Part-time (structured): 3 years

What can I do on completion of my course?

The programme provides teachers working in Scotland with direct links to the professional standard structure they work within (GTCS, 2012) and will provide individual participants with evidence to support the process of professional update that they engage in to record their professional learning.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 8,820per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 84 46

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    162 78%

    12th

    56
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    13th

    6

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