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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

  • Focus your studies on your interests including any age of education.
  • Explore contemporary debates, comparative understandings of education and innovative practice across a range of educational sectors.
  • Develop employability skills that link closely to your education specialism and career aims.

The MA Education is offered both full and part-time and is designed to extend your critical understanding of education in its broadest sense.

How you learn

Our course philosophy is that a supportive and inclusive learning environment is the key driver of all good educational experience. The way the course is delivered includes a range of activities, to inform you of key theoretical components, but also to facilitate independent thought and the development of critical enquiry.

You learn through:

  • in-class discussion and debate
  • group tasks
  • individual projects
  • tasks utilising digital platforms
  • case study analysis

Future careers

This course offers you flexible professional and personal development opportunities. It is ideal if you are a teacher, either experienced or recently qualified, or another educational practitioner working in an educational setting. It is also well suited to those in a role supporting some aspect of learning, or an education care role.

However, we also welcome students with an interest in education; there is not a requirement for professional experience. Many students progress to our masters course from undergraduate courses in a related discipline or have a specific interest in education that they would like to pursue.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,460per year

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

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 81

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    118 59%

    47th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    48th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    37th

    4

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