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MA Education Professional Practice (with pathways)

University of Cumbria

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Cumbria

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    JUN, SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course overview

Investigate a wide range of educational issues through high quality, online learning resources. Control your pace of study through negotiated learning packages at whatever stage in your career.

The MA Education Professional Practice programme offers a focused menu of modules that allows you to choose research areas relevant to your own practice and interests. This route also provides you with the opportunity to apply current experience in the continued development of your professional strengths:

  • Enhance your current professional learning
  • Experience high standards in teaching, learning and assessment
  • Achieve a specialist named pathway in education
  • Enjoy a wide range of module choices for learning and leadership
  • Bring existing PGCE/M Level credits with you from prior learning

Completion of the full MA (180 credits) can include opportunities to gain credits for prior masters level qualifications. There are also opportunities for accreditation of single modules, ranging from 10-30 credits, or to exit with a Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits) or a Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits).

Specialist pathways can lead to enhanced career opportunities in Early Years Education, Higher Education, Educational Leadership, Teaching and Learning, Inclusionary Practice and Faith School Leadership.

Course summary

Our research active tutor team will guide, support and encourage you through this exciting and challenging experience. In addition to the rigour of our academic module tutor leadership, our personal tutor approach will provide support and a connection with the programme community. The option of smaller ‘stand alone’ module is designed as an introduction to masters-level work while paying fees in instalments will also allow for greater flexibility and balance.

Our specialist pathways include:

  • Teaching and learning
  • Early Years
  • Inclusionary Practice
  • Faith School Leadership
  • Education Leadership
  • Higher Education

Get involved in this high quality, sustained continuing professional development to develop your learning and leadership in education through research informed practice.

Graduate destinations

Completion of the full MA (180 credits) can include opportunities to gain credits for prior masters level qualifications. There are also opportunities for accreditation of single modules, ranging from 10-30 credits, or to exit with a Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits) or a Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits).

Specialist pathways can lead to enhanced career opportunities in Early Years Education, Higher Education, Educational Leadership, Teaching and Learning, Inclusionary Practice and Faith School Leadership.

Tuition fees

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£ 12,800overall cost

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

University information

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University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

Distinct and pioneering, the University of Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its campuses include two in a World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
An international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.
For the 2021/22 transition year, all eligible EU, EEA or Swiss students will receive a Fee Discount Scholarship to bring fees in line with UK/home fees.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 84 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    123 59%

    33rd

    26
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    21st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    37th

    1

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