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Education: Additional Learning Needs - MA/PgD/PgC

Cardiff Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Cyncoed Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Overview

The overall aim of this programme (Education: Additional Learning Needs) is to produce educators capable of operating at the highest levels within the educational arena, with the ability to integrate theory with practice and apply intellectual and academic rigour, informed by current educational research, to their professional context. The programme team aims to play a key role in supporting the continuing professional development of teachers, youth and community workers and education professionals.

Assessment

Assessment is by coursework assignments equivalent to 6,000 words per thirty credit module throughout the taught element of the programme. The assessments take a variety of forms including written reports of research, posters, discussion postings, reflective wikis, seminar presentations and journal style articles. Students will be given opportunities in each module to ask questions about their assessments in order to clarify what is required of them.

Employability & Careers

Graduates from the programme have gone on to promotion in the education sector, including school and community management and leadership, curriculum leadership, positions within advisory services, lecturing and research posts in higher education, and work with government education departments across the world. Students can exit at Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma levels.

Application deadline

1/8/2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,000per year

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

University information

Cardiff Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    62nd

  • Campus address

    Cardiff Metropolitan University, Student Recruitment & Admissions, Western Avenue, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, Wales

1,200 international students attend Cardiff Met, coming from more than 143 countries.
Dedicated support via the Global Student Advisory Service. Offering all the advice and support that students might need when living and studying in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 84 5

    55th out of 79 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    120 58%

    40th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    48th

    28
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    73rd

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    120 70%

    45th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%

    9th

    47
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    32nd

    30

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