UCL Institute of Education, University of London

UCL Institute of Education, University of London

Evaluation, Inspection and Educational Improvement

The course deepens students� knowledge and understanding of inspection and regulation models and frameworks; enables students to evaluate critically emerging ideas in inspection, regulation and institutional improvement; helps students consider the importance of values, equality and human rights and international perspectives when furthering their understanding of inspection systems and practices; develops critical and analytical skills in relation to: (a) evaluation and judgement (b) organisational improvement (c) consultancy and advice (d) the use of data and evidence (e) the use of inspection and audit; gives students access to and be actively engaged in the latest cutting edge research.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree plus at least 2 years' relevant work experience, and an advanced level of ability to work in English. Regular access to the internet with suitable computer hardware and software is a necessity.

Course modules

Core modules: inspection and regulation: principles, frameworks and context; recommended modules: designing, conducting and evaluating educational and social research; exploring educational and social policy; inspection for improvement.

Assessment methods

By written and on-line assignments linked to inspection practice, and a dissertation of 20,000 words or a report of 10,000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Distance learning £ 3,370 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MA Distance learning £ 7,392 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
MA Full-time £ 6,740 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 14,785 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 3,370 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MA Part-time £ 7,392 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months
PgCert Part-time - 6 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Institute of Education, University of London Camden WC1H 0AL South East
Online / Distance learning

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