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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary


Overview
Critically examine the relationship between educational research and educational practice in a range of learning contexts.
• 7th in the UK for research impact (Latest Research Excellence Framework, 2014)
• Carrying out world-leading research in higher education, social justice and inclusive education, educational effectiveness, mathematics, science and health education
• Covering the full spectrum, from early years to post-compulsory and lifelong learning
Experience
You’ll have the opportunity to examine critically the nature of education, learning, teaching and educational practice in the context of policy through different perspectives such as: global, national, regional, organisational, institutional and through to the individual classroom.
Students can choose between two dedicated pathways leading to the award of ‘MSc Education Management and Leadership’ or ‘MSc Education Practice and Innovation’ depending on module selection. You are also able to gain a more generic MSc Education.
Work alongside internationally respected researchers
• Study and assess the relationship between learning theory and practice in educational and training settings
• Engage with current debates in educational research
• Explore topics around educational research methodology and develop methods and techniques of data collection, analysis and interpretation
• Consider the nature and influence of evidence and its scope to support effective education
• Develop your skills and abilities in critical and independent thinking and capacity for managing your own learning, development and employment.
Our postgraduate programmes offer you the chance to work alongside internationally respected researchers. We offer a flexible route to a master’s degree which allows practitioners to research and develop more effective practice across different areas while gaining an MSc Education.

Assessment:

Assessment is normally by one or two assignments per module totalling the equivalent of 4000 words. Other methods may include: essays, oral/electronic presentations and posters.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 18,812per 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 Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton welcomes students from over 130 countries, including more than 7,450 EU and international students.
There are a wide range of support programmes to help students prepare for learning in a British academic environment and meet English language requirements.
Every September there is a free welcome programme for international and EU students, designed to help students settle into life in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 81 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    143 72%

    16th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    15th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    50th

    34

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