UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Primary Education (Policy and Practice)

The course examines the bases for current practices in primary schools, providing insight into international developments in primary education and in offering opportunities to work with leading researchers and practitioners in the field.

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of a lower 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Students should also ideally have direct professional involvement with pre-school or primary education either in or outside the UK.

Course modules

Core modules: Futures for policy and practice in primary education; researching early years and primary education; what is education. Options: Contemporary issues and debates in primary education; literacy development; children's rights in practice; assessment for learning; the multilingual classroom.

Assessment methods

Student performance is assessed through coursework assignments and the dissertation/report.


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 Variable - 4 years
MA Distance learning - 4 years

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