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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Kedleston Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    MAY-21, SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Course description

  • Gain a broad-based masters degree or follow one of our seven specialist pathways to achieve a named MA Education
  • Develop innovative ideas to take back to your workplace: your assignments will be directly relevant to your own professional role
  • Explore education in its fullest sense – whether you’re interested in its practical application or in the theories which shape it
  • Benefit from professional development opportunities in sectors ranging from training and development in commerce and the public sector, to teaching and learning in compulsory and post-compulsory education
  • Keep up to date with the latest educational practices and policies, inspired by a friendly, supportive teaching team who will share their extensive specialist knowledge with you.

MA Education student, Pippa, speaks about her experience on the course, how she was able to fit it around her full time job and how it has helped her progress her career.

Our MA Education course is designed to help you balance your learning with your professional and personal commitments. We offer start dates in September and January. If you already have masters credits, you may also choose to commence study in May. Modules are delivered on campus and all learning materials are made available online.

Our course is delivered by a highly experienced team who have expertise across a range of educational contexts and who regularly publish their academic work. They will keep you abreast of latest thinking, challenge your perceptions and support your progress.

Our MA Education draws on the cutting edge educational research for which the University is renowned. Conducting influential studies on everything from early years to adult learning, we provide consultancy for Government, schools and the wider education sector. It means your learning will be underpinned by innovative ideas which are changing the face of the education professions.

With our MA Education on your CV, you will make a powerful statement about your abilities, ambition and professional credibility. It signals to employers that you have an extensive educational knowledge base plus strong transferable skills in areas like critical, creative and strategic thinking, communication, presentation and teamwork. The course also gives you unique educational insights which you can harness every day at work. For example, a number of our graduates have led research projects to steer positive change in their own workplace settings.

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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning international team offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to international students.
The University of Derby has around 1,700 students from 100 countries, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 81 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    130 65%

    20th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    23rd

    10

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