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Education and International Development MA

UCL (University College London)

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    UCL (University College London)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Education and International Development MA will introduce the concepts of development and educational development, and help students assess the role of education and learning in the development process by engaging with theory and research. It will explore the relationship between education and wider social processes in contexts of poverty and inequality, and critically examine relevant contemporary policy issues, with a focus on low- and middle-income countries. This programme provides students with the opportunity to develop a critical understanding of key aspects of theory, policy and practice in relation to education and international development, and skills and knowledge in research methods and analysis. Students benefit from being taught by renowned researchers of education and international development, as well as international guest speakers. Students will also meet and study alongside a diverse student group: our alumni are from more than 80 countries. Part time/flexible students typically take one module each term. All students must attend at least one face-to-face module in London.;

Careers

Graduates of this programme are currently working across a broad range of areas and sectors in relation to education and international development worldwide. These include local and international NGOs, donor and multi-lateral agencies, national and local education departments, schools and universities. Some students continue on to doctoral study. A number of students are mid-career professionals (including teachers, ministry staff and NGO professionals), for whom the programme forms part of their wider professional development, providing access to more senior roles or to a change of career direction.

Employability

It is intended that students who participate fully in the programme will develop the following: The ability to reflect critically on a wide range of contemporary debates and issues concerning education and international development; Their knowledge of and understanding in the field of education and international development and the implications of published research in this area for their own practice. Their skills in oral presentation and discussion, critical reading and reflective and analytical writing; An understanding of the processes entailed in research and the experience of conducting their own small scale research study.

Tuition fees

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£ 20,110per year

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University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    10th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 78 3

    41st out of 81 13

    6th out of 85 2

    38th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    175 79%

    12th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    69th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    127 64%

    27th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    59 59%

    70th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    68th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    187 85%

    9th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    78th

    19
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    159 80%

    7th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    22nd

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