Stranmillis University College
Education studies is concerned with understanding more about how we learn, from early childhood through the years of compulsory schooling and into adulthood. As well as this focus on the individual learner, the course offers a rigorous analysis of broader educational systems (for instance curricula, policies, schools) in their societal context, drawing upon the most recent research evidence. In education studies students are encouraged to consider fundamental questions about the nature and aims of education; to engage with the problematic nature of educational theory, policy and practice; and to develop andexpress their own reasoned viewpoint on a wide range of issues.
Applicants will normally hold a relevant 2.2 Honours degree or above in a related discipline, and preferably a professional teaching qualification. However,applicants who do not meet the requirements above will be considered on an individual basis, where there is evidence of relevant experience. Applicants may be required to attend an interview to determine their suitability for entry.
Modules consist of 4 taught modules (each worth 30 M level points) and a dissertation (worth 60 M level points). Each student must undertake the module research methods in education; specialist modules include: Gifted and talented education; tackling underachievement in schools; critical perspectives on disadvantage.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MEd||Part-time||£ 733 per Module (home fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Stranmillis University College||Belfast||BT9 5DY||Northern Ireland|
028 9038 4263