Master of Arts in Education

Master of Arts in Education
As one of the Top 5 School of Education in the UK, University of Nottingham’s Master of Arts in Education and Postgraduate Diploma in Education are unique modular and flexible programmes designed to reflect the needs of individuals or organisational cohorts. While each module has its own particular focus, all are concerned with investigating contemporary educational issues in the light of economic and social contexts, appropriate literature and the shared experience of course members.

The programmes are delivered in an interactive and face-to-face environment taught entirely by academics from The University of Nottingham.

Both the MA Education and PGDip Education programmes will help you to deepen and refine your capacity for critical reflection on your education practices, and investigate contemporary educational issues with one of the world’s top universities.
You will need to meet these entry requirements:

  • • A second class honours degree (or international equivalent)
  • • Applicants with other qualifications shall be considered on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the University

English Language Requirements:
  • • GCSE / O-level English (as a first or second language) – Grade C; OR
  • • IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in each element)
All courses are delivered in an interactive and face-to-face environment.
  • • Taught and awarded by the University of Nottingham
  • • Part-time: Saturday and Sunday Classes (Two weekends every Term)
  • • Duration: 24 months

Core Modules:
  • • Practice-Based Inquiry
  • • Dissertation
Elective Modules (select 3):
  • • Changing Classrooms: Policy, Research and Practice
  • • Leading Learning
  • • Issues in Educational Leadership
  • • Effective Leadership and Change in Education
  • • The Social Contexts of Education Technology
  • • Introduction to the Learning Sciences

All modules are 30 credits, except for the dissertation which is 60 credits.

Master of Arts in Education
Completion of 120 credits above plus a Dissertation of 60 credits.

Following the face-to-face teaching, module convenors will be available to support students with assignment related questions according to the University of Nottingham’s guidelines and students’ needs.

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Each 30 credit module is assessed by a 6,000-word written assignment. The 15,000-word dissertation is an original piece of work and should be related to one of the selected modules on an approved topic.

Award & Graduation:
Students who successfully complete all academic requirements of the programme will be awarded the Master of Arts in Education by the University of Nottingham.
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