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Education (Child Development and Education) MSc

University of Oxford

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Oxford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    17-JAN-21, 25-APR-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

The MSc Education (Child Development and Education) aims to promote a critical understanding of theories and research on child development and their relevance to the design and evaluation of educational programmes and policies in diverse contexts. It also aims to promote a critical understanding of the current challenges for a global and inclusive science of child development. Teaching involves a combination of tutor and student input, including various group activities and students’ presentations. In addition to four pathway-specific core papers, two core papers in research methods develop students’ understanding of key concepts and principles of educational research design and methodology. You will benefit from the expertise available through the Qualitative Methods Hub and the Quantitative Methods Hub at the Department of Education. You will also benefit from access to seminars across the wider university.

Past alumni of the MSc Education (Child Development and Education) course have gone on to academic and research careers at universities. Many are employed across a wide range of other sectors including policy making, monitoring and evaluation, and programme development for government departments, the public sector, NGOs, charities and international organisations such as OECD. Some have gone on to open educational institutions and child development consultancies.

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£ 23,505per year

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University information

University of Oxford

  • University League Table

    2nd

  • Campus address

    University of Oxford, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 2JD, England

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