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Education (Trauma Informed Practice) MA

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Teesside University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course overview:

You develop the professional skills and knowledge appropriate to your area of educational interest, so you can continue your professional, educational and personal development by consolidating, enhancing and extending your disciplinary expertise, experience and abilities.

The course requires high levels of personal responsibility and self-direction, and you work with complex knowledge, theory and concepts appropriate to postgraduate study.Specifically, the programme aims to:

  • enable you to focus on a particular aspect of education (trauma-informed practice) that will be of value to your professional development
  • develop your capacity to operate as reflective professionals in trauma-informed educational settings
  • enhance opportunities for you to consider your professional development in order to consolidate previous learning to inform future career paths
  • enable you to plan, manage and evaluate your own learning as independent lifelong learners
  • enable you to become confident, critical, creative, adaptable, articulate and aspiring through
  • develop your knowledge and understanding of research methods appropriate to postgraduate study and professional practice

These aims are integrated across the whole programme and synthesised in your final dissertation.

How you learn:

A range of learning and teaching methods are used so that the learning outcomes can be explored in-depth in a variety of ways. Lectures will provide the information that will be built on in workshops and seminars where a more interactive and exploratory approach will be taken. You will be able to consider your own practice and reflect in groups and individually in order to apply theory to practice. Tutorials will be available with a member of the course team on some modules and with your designated personal tutor throughout the course. You are expected to engage in independent study and are supported to investigate aspects of educational practice. There will be the opportunity for students to work together outside of the face-to-face sessions through the use of the virtual learning environment where there will be additional information and guidance and discussion boards for synchronous and asynchronous dialogue.

How you are assessed:

The course has adopted a range of assessment methods that allow you to take different approaches to exploring the learning outcomes and demonstrate your knowledge and understanding and postgraduate skills in a variety of ways. These include written assignments, a literature review, a debate, a presentation, a research proposal and a dissertation.

Career opportunities:

You should develop a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the subject matter and a range of new skills which will enable you to apply what you have learnt effectively in the workplace. This expertise could lead to greater specialisation and more senior roles with the profession.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per year

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

University information

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

  • University League Table

    95th

  • Campus address

    Teesside University, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BX, England

To get students off to the best possible start, Teesside University meets international students at the airport and takes them to their accommodation for free.
With an English language café and orientation activities throughout the year, Teesside University is experienced in helping international students feel at home.
Teesside University offers a range of scholarships to international and EU students, making the transition to UK study more affordable.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    46th out of 81 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    106 53%

    73rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    52nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    40th

    26

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