UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Policy Studies in Education

This course will introduce students to ways of critically analysing education policy within a broad social, economic and political context, considering contemporary developments in education policy in institutional, local, national and global contexts. It will enable them to explore existing policy issues and practices, and apply the insights provided to their own experiences.

Entry requirements

If taking IELTS, applicants must obtain an overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in the reading subtest and 6.0 in the writing subtest.

Course modules

Core modules: Sociology of education; understanding education policy. Options: Economic perspectives of education policy; gender, education and development; gender, sexuality and education; rights and education; sociology of 'race' and education; theoretical foundations of educational ideas; understanding education research.

Assessment methods

Assessment is delivered via mixed mode, including face-to-face Saturday or evening sessions and interactive online learning. It is assessed by coursework assignments of up to 5,000 words and a 20,000-word dissertation or 10,000-word report.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time GBP 7,145 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 7,145 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 7,145 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Mixed mode - 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 7,145 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 15,525 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Mixed mode - 2 years
MA Part-time - 2 years
MA Mixed mode - 4 years
MA Variable - 4 years

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