Cardiff Metropolitan University
Education (Leadership and Management/Educational Research and Practice/Managing Community Practice)
The programme team aims to play a key role in supporting the continuing professional development of teachers and education professionals; areas of study involve; an introduction to the area of educational research; exploring hot topics in education; generic issues, theories and aspects related to educational management and leadership; investigating school effectiveness and school improvement; how to implement and manage innovative evaluation and change projects in educational settings; exploring the social, cultural and political climate; coaching principles and developing the curriculum; the course also involves trips into schools for those not already working in such an environment; a Postgraduate Certificate is awarded after the completion of 2 modules, the Postgraduate diploma is awarded after 4 modules and the Master's after all the required modules and a dissertation.
Applicants must have a relevant initial degree at 2.2 classification or above; international students must have an IELTS score of 6.0 or above; a non-graduate and must have a minimum of 2 years relevant experience to be considered; entry is also subject to a satisfactory criminal records check.
Modules include: researching practice; independent study; educational leadership and management; reflective practice; school improvement; learning and teaching pedagogy; mentoring and coaching: principles and policies in action; managing and leading community practice; the community context of practice; principles and practice of youth and community work; literacy, numeracy and learner needs; effective teaching for school improvement; managing literacy and numeracy; education: character and context; facilitating reflective practice and supporting workplace learning; dissertation; advanced research skills.
Assessment is by coursework assignments equivalent to 6,000 words per 30 credit module throughout the taught element of the programme. The assessments take a variety of forms including written reports of research, posters, discussion postings, reflective wikis, seminar presentations and journal style articles.
If you are a practising teacher, including supply teachers if you hold qualified teacher status (schools), you may be eligible for funding from the general teaching council for wales (GTCW) funding.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 450 per Credit module (home fees)||3 years|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 450 per Credit module (home fees)||3 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 450 per Credit module (home fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Cyncoed Campus||Cardiff||CF23 6XD||Wales|
Student Recruitment Team
029 2041 6044