University of Bath

University of Bath

International Education and Globalisation

In this programme students will analyse the meaning, scope and dimensions of international education and globalisation (as they interect). Students will also consider relevant educational purposes, methods and approaches in international education. Importantly, students will engage in the critical analysis of the assumptions and evidence that underpin change and reform to policy and practice in international education.

Entry requirements

A good undergraduate degree (1st or 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent) in an appropriate subject, from a recognised university. Non Honours degree candidates can be considered where they have at least 2 years substantial experience in a relevant field or sector. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 overall (with no less than 6.0 in each component, listening, reading, writing and speaking), or PTE Academic of 62 overall with no less than 59 in any element. 1 academic reference is required.

Course modules

Core units: research methods in international education and globalisation; education in an international and global context; learning and culture; dissertation. Optional units: education and international development; leadership and innovation in international education and globalisation.

Assessment methods

A variety of formative assessment methods will be used throughout the programme to review progress and support further learning. The Dissertation unit is assessed by a 15,000 word research report. Assessment of other units will include: Formal academic style writing tasks (5,000 words in total); tasks in which students communicate their learning via different media (such as webpages and podcasts) and in different styles depending on audience (disseminating to researchers, policymakers and practitioners for examples).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bath Bath BA2 7AY South West

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