UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Educational Assessment

The course will investigate the purposes and potential uses of formative and summative assessment and the relationship between the two. It will help students to review critically assessment of learning and assessment for learning, deepening their understanding of the principal concepts of educational testing and their uses.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree in a relevant subject or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Assessment (issues and practice); educational testing; investigating research into schooling, curriculum, teaching and learning.

Assessment methods

Depending on the modules taken, the programme is delivered through face-to-face evening sessions, intensive five day face-to-face daytime sessions, and or on-line. A typical evening face-to-face session consists of two and a half hours of lectures, dialogue, small group discussions, presentations and/or a range of other activities.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 7,145 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 15,525 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) - 1 years
MA Mixed mode - 1 years
MA Part-time - 4 years
MA Distance learning - 4 years
MA Mixed mode - 4 years

Campus details

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Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
0207 331 5100