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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Walsall Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Why choose this course?

The MA in Education is designed for teachers, lecturers and educational managers in primary, secondary and further and higher education, and for other professionals working in education, both in their early careers and with substantial experience in education. The course is concerned with the development of critical enquiry and reflection in the field of education, and the development of professional knowledge and expertise. This course also offers opportunity for those interested in research to progress onto doctoral study.

Ideal for those working in education across a range of contexts, and for those wishing to study and research in education the MA Education is designed to provide an excellent opportunity to develop career and employability skills. For those students with previous study at Level 7 such as PGCE, there is opportunity to build on your previous experience and qualifications. This course also allows you to customise your learning experience through flexible and varied assessment approaches. Our MA Education programme includes opportunity to develop your skills, knowledge and understandings and apply what you learn to your current or future role, responsibilities or career aspirations. As well as provide a high-quality learning experience in a collaborative and supportive environment.

Previous participants on the course have told us that the MA Education has developed skills in flexibly thinking with the ability to underpin change with theory.

What happens on the course?

A key aspect of this course is flexibility to suit your needs, there is an emphasis on professional development through collaborative learning. You will engage with critical analysis and rigorously investigate issues relating to learners and the work of educational organisations. Critical reflection on a range and breadth of understandings enables the development and consolidation of advanced scholarship and independent learning in the context of your own practice. In a fast-moving world of policy changes and challenges to our principles and values, these skills are vital.

Potential Career Paths

This course offers a strong foundation for careers in a range of educational settings, both public and private, in the UK or abroad.

For those looking for a career change the MA Education will enable you to develop the qualities and transferable skills necessary for a range of employment opportunities. Graduates from this programme often secure promotions within their current employment or venture into new fields such as research, advisory services or policy-making roles. Some students gain positions in new educational contexts, such as higher education and or progress to doctoral study.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,950per year

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

University information

University of Wolverhampton

  • University League Table

    124th

  • Campus address

    University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY, England

The Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) has a 45-year track record of working in almost 140 countries.
Each year the university welcomes students from over 130 nations, studying at one of its UK campuses or partner institutions overseas.
The university works with TNE partners around the world: China, Hong Kong, India, Nepal, Oman, Greece, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Myanmar, Ireland and France.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 84 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    121 58%

    36th

    21
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    37th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    46th

    20

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