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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Holloway

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-22, SEP-22, JAN-23, SEP-23

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Why study this course?

This Education MA degree is designed to provide you with a broad range of knowledge and skills within the field of education. Our programme will provide you with opportunities to develop and enhance your professional skills and understanding, so that you can progress within or embark on a career within the sector.

Our diverse course covers a range of disciplines, drawing from areas such as curriculum theory, psychology of learning and human potential, sociology of gender, social class, race, philosophy and the history of education.

More about this course

This course aims to introduce you to key academic and professional debates within the field, helping you to develop a professional voice and standpoint. Upon successful completion of this course, we hope that you will feel enthused about returning to the field and feel intellectually empowered to initiate change.

A key theme embedded in this master’s degree is social justice. This course is aligned with our Education for Social Justice (ESJ) strategy to ensure equity in our curriculum practice.

Our modules have been developed to broaden the knowledge and meaning of the term ‘education’, as well as its purpose from being a ‘product’ to understanding how the curriculum is managed and led. You’ll also explore its influence on children’s learning, assessment and life chances. This degree has five core 20 credit modules:

Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment
Curriculum Leadership
Critical Theory and Education
Research Methods in Education
Education Dissertation

Assessment

All assessment is carried out through coursework. In most cases this takes the form of either one essay of between 5,000 and 6,000 words, or two essays of 3,000 words for each module.

In some modules, the coursework can include a presentation. The Research Methods in Education module requires the students to submit a research proposal of around 5,000 words.

To complete this master’s degree, you’ll be required to carry out a small-scale research project focusing on an area of interest and relevance to yourself. This research project will have to be written up in the form of an academic dissertation of between 15,000 and 20,000 words.

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University information

London Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    119th

  • Campus address

    London Metropolitan University, Admissions Office, 166-220 Holloway Road, City of London, N7 8DB, England

You'll study in the heart of the UK's capital city, home to some of the world's biggest companies and where history and culture are found around every corner.
London Met has a hugely diverse community, with students from more than 140 different nationalities.
Its dedicated international team organises induction events and can advise on immigration issues including visas, work opportunities, family and dependants.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    79th out of 84 21

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    99 48%

    83rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    32.0 32%

    67th

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    56th

    44

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