Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University

Education (International Education)

This programme situates the study of international education within a complex and changing world where education and education professionals are called upon to play equally complex and challenging roles in promoting economic growth and competition, while at the same time supporting the development of sustainable and cohesive societies and promoting equity and social justice.

Entry requirements

Students typically have an undergraduate degree in education or a related social science discipline which will have provided some preparation for developing understanding of policy in its political, economic and social context. Some applicants will have a background in international or development work, which may include overseas education. The programme is designed to meet the employment needs of those who are likely to work nationally or internationally in education-related fields. For international, non-native speakers of English, a minimum language level of IELTS 6.5, or equivalent, is required.

Course modules

Core modules: international education and globalisation; education: economics, policy and society; social science research; dissertation. Optional modules: education and development; education, conflict and peace; and international higher education.

Assessment methods

There are no written exams on this course; each module is assessedthrough coursework which typically involves an essay. For some modules assessment may be by verbal presentation or online activity. The dissertation focuses on an area agreed with a specialist tutor, who offers guidance on structure and academic writing.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,400 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 11,300 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 6,400 per Whole course (EU fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Corsham Court and Newton Park campuses BA2 9BN

Key information

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