University of Aberdeen
Adult Literacies Development
This course develops advanced knowledge and understanding of issues, theories and research at the forefront of adult literacies discourse and practice; students develop the capacity to analyse critically evidence, arguments and discourses to support professional judgements in complex and ambiguous situations; students apply advanced knowledge and understanding of a range of theoretical perspectives and approaches to enhance personal professional practice; they develop the confidence and capability to shape and lead change in a variety of lifelong learning policy and practice settings, and exploit opportunities to use research to generate professional knowledge and enhance policy and practice.
Applicants should be graduates or able to provide evidence that they can work at postgraduate level; applicants must have previous relevant experience and be able to undertake studies and related developments in their workplace setting or other appropriate agency.
Phase 1: Practice tutor award; powerful literacies. Phase 2: 30 credits achieved from a choice of course(s) from the leadership in professional settings programme. Phase 3: 60-credit dissertation or work-based project.
Formative assessment is a feature of all modules; formative and summative assessments are designed to arise naturally from the work; assignments focus directly on workplace applications.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MEd||Part-time||£ 250 per Credit module (home fees)||6 months|
|MEd||Part-time||£ 725 per Credit module (overseas fees)||6 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 250 per Credit module (home fees)||24 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 725 per Credit module (overseas fees)||24 months|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 250 per Credit module (home fees)||24 months|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 725 per Credit module (overseas fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|King's Campus||Aberdeen||AB24 3FX||Scotland|
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