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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Derwent College

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Learn to share, build and evaluate professional practice and educational policy.

Designed for teachers currently working in schools and other educational settings, this course will enhance your understanding of educational practice.

Building on the skills you developed during your PGCE, you'll explore complex policy, pedagogical practice and educational research. You'll reflect on leadership and change management and engage critically with educational research to inform your own developing practice.

Studying for this Masters should support you in further developing your career.

Course content

The modules in this course are designed to complement the work you completed as part of your PGCE, and build on the professional experience and expertise you've gained in your work as a teacher.

You'll explore theories of leadership in education, getting to grips with the challenges of change management.

You'll also develop a core set of research skills, considering research design, methodologies, ethical issues and think about the importance of using educational research to improve your practice.

In Year 2 you'll complete an Independent Professional Study, giving you the chance to explore a topic that's important to you and allowing you to apply the skills you've learned directly to your professional practice.

Careers and skills

This course should support you in further developing your career in education.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 8,415per 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 York

  • University League Table

    18th

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

Inspiring teaching delivered by leading academics, integrated with award-winning employability programmes, equips students for the international labour market.
A diverse campus community of students from over 150 countries that offers a lifelong global alumni network.
Specialist international student support includes orientation, immigration advice, Language Skills Centres, and International Pathway College programmes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 84 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    132 64%

    23rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    14th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    63rd

    9

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