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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Bishop Grosseteste University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    OCT-20

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Overview

The MA in Professional Studies is a specialised two year, part-time Masters course designed to support and challenge professionals from a range of formal and informal educational settings and contexts. It will engage you with a range of issues within the broad academic disciplines of education, early years and youth work relevant to your employment role to consider the impact of your professional practice in a wider social context.

About The Course

This course is aimed at experienced practitioners, supervisors and managers employed in a variety of diverse and broad roles within the education sector, such as in an early years setting, in the youth work sector or as part of a school support team, for example a teaching assistant. It aims to produce high-calibre postgraduates who are autonomous, reflexive, possessing of inquiring and analytical minds as part of their continued professional formation. Work-based issues are at the heart of the programme and you will be required to be in a relevant practice setting either in employment or in a voluntary capacity during the course of your studies.

Careers & Further Study

This Masters course is a professional development programme and BGU values the partnerships with key stakeholders for academic work-related courses. As such the programme has been formed to reflect the needs and views of employers. Employers in the broad and diverse sectors of education have been widely consulted throughout the development of the programme to ensure that the course is relevant and current for supporting the necessary knowledge and transferable skills required within the sector. This course will particularly benefit those in broader roles working with children, young people, their families and communities.

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University information

Bishop Grosseteste University

  • University League Table

    106th

  • Campus address

    Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3DY, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 81 2

    100th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    111 56%

    63rd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    48th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    39th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    104 52%

    82nd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.70 74%

    97th

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