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English and Education Management MA

Coventry University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Coventry University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

This MA Course offers you advanced academic study of English literature and language as well as giving you the knowledge-base necessary to become an effective manager in a variety of education settings (e.g. Higher, Further, Schools – state and private).

The course enhances your knowledge of English language and literature while at the same time giving you the opportunity to engage with education management themes with the purpose of either obtaining better employment or becoming a more effective manager in education settings.

You will practise microteaching for either language or literature and discuss innovative teaching theory and practice.

You will explore the stylistics features of the English language, discuss major English literature themes and authors in relation to sustainability and environmental issues, engage with the theory and practice of English teaching (both language and literature) and approach key issues in education management.

You will also have the opportunity to gain a recognised professional teaching qualification: the Teaching Knowledge Test accredited by Cambridge Assessment English, as part of module Professional Enhancement: Managing the Teaching and Learning Process.

Course information

This MA course has been designed to enhance your knowledge of English language and literature while at the same time providing you with the opportunity to engage with education management and English teaching themes. The course should put you on a good stead for the purpose of either obtaining better employment or becoming an effective manager in education settings.

On this course you will explore the stylistics features of the English language, discuss major English literature themes and authors in relation to sustainability and environmental issues, engage with the theory and practice of English teaching (both language and literature) and approach key issues in education management.

You will also gain, on successful completion, a recognised professional teaching qualification: the Teaching Knowledge Test accredited by Cambridge Assessment English, as part of module Professional Enhancement: Managing the Teaching and Learning Process and practise teaching for English Language and Literature.

A diagnostic task is administered at the start the course to support your academic development and this task is discussed with your allocated personal tutor, who can support your learning journey and provide sign-posting for your pastoral needs.

Career prospects

According to the British Council, there were around 1.5 billion people learning and using English worldwide in 2018, forecast to rise to 2 billion by 2020. So there is a high demand for teachers and managers of English in language schools, private schools, state schools, universities and colleges throughout the world.

In addition to enabling you to learn more about classroom management and blended and online teaching and learning of both language and literature, this course will provide you with the opportunity to develop skills to perform the role of education manager. It can also lead to a variety of careers associated with teaching English or the use of English language and literature, including academic consultancy, journalism, information management and human resources, among others.

Application deadline

31 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,600per year

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

University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Typically more than 13,000 non-UK students study at the university's UK campuses each year, with over 18,000 more studying in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement via the international experience scheme (subject to availability).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 106 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    118 58%

    49th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    13th

    21

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