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MA Education (Music Education)

University of Reading

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Reading

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Deepen your understanding of the theoretical and contextual issues related to your professional life as a music teacher on our flexible MA Education (Music Education).

This pathway is designed to be flexible to meet the needs of busy professionals and to reflect your own interests. At the Institute of Education, we recognise the uniqueness of every student and we address our teaching to suit your individual needs. This course is offered on both a full-time and part-time basis.

You will deepen your understanding of the theoretical and contextual issues related to your professional life as a music teacher, and evaluate aspects of your practice.

Based in our purpose-built music education department, you will complete modules which focus on musical leadership, choral education, music technology, assessment in music, and musical cognition. The programme's design enables you to benefit from a wide choice of generic modules that explore education and research, as well as specific musical interests.

You will be taught by a diverse and incredibly experienced community of academics, and benefit from the breadth of their expertise and backgrounds in educating and influencing policy.

Our teaching is interactive, experiential and innovative. We utilise a wide variety of technologies to enhance your learning, including making use of presentation tools, interactive whiteboards, mixed media, social media and mobile technologies in our teaching and screen capture in assessment.

WHAT CAREER CAN YOU HAVE?

Our master's and professional programmes have enabled many students to gain a promotion within their institutions.

This MA Education (Music Education) has provided students with an excellent foundation to doctoral studies in education, or for our successful part-time Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD).

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,450per 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 Reading

  • University League Table

    39th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 21,000 students from around 165 countries.
Reading is just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 81 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    130 66%

    20th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    15th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    13th

    38

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