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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    High Wycombe Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

If you are passionate about education and already hold a postgraduate qualification in the field of education, this MA is for you. It enables you to use your existing credits towards a full Masters. Employers looking to fill leadership and advanced practitioner roles are increasingly looking for candidates with a master's level understanding of the sector. It's also an ideal choice for those who want to build a career in educational research.

This course is a highly structured part-time route to gaining a higher qualification in education. We've designed this course for those who have are working in a range of areas including:

  • primary education
  • secondary education
  • higher and further education
  • practice education in health and social care.

What will this course cover?

This course offers a comprehensive qualification in education. You will develop your research, analysis and critical thinking skills. You will also build an understanding of educational theories and approaches and apply them directly to your practice. Your studies will enable you to take an in-depth look at current educational management practice, theory, research and policy.

The programme encourages you to apply core principles of learning and teaching theory within your work setting, providing you with the chance to study a particular area of education in-depth. We expect you to carry out a sustained research study that involves:

  • a critical review of current knowledge in a specific area of educational practice
  • blending different research findings
  • reaching appropriate conclusions

Through your research, you will also be able to make evidence-based recommendations relevant to your chosen area of educational practice or interest.

Career Prospects

An MA in Education (Advanced Standing) allows you to engage with a particular aspect of your practice in depth, giving you knowledge and expertise that enables you to lead.

Completing this course is also a springboard to further academic research, such as an EdD or PhD. Many of our graduates go on to become senior educators in primary, secondary and higher education, as well as published researchers.

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University information

Buckinghamshire New University

  • University League Table

    124th

  • Campus address

    Buckinghamshire New University, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2JZ, England

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