University of Chester

University of Chester

Inclusion and Marginalisation

This programme offers academic, professional and research advancement for those wishing to understand the causes, experiences and consequences of a wide range of marginalising factors that impact on groups of people and individuals; in addition it critically examines how marginalisation has been and might in the future be addressed through inclusive policies, interventions and behaviours of various kinds; as well as offering opportunities to study marginalisation in relation to various areas of specialist knowledge, such as language and communication, the programme also encourages the development of understanding through the application of different theoretical and research perspectives, such as ethnography and psychoanalytical frameworks.

Entry requirements

The programme is open to both graduates and non-graduates with professional experience; graduates will have a background, through previous study (usually in the form of a Bachelor's degree), to the themes and disciplines of the programme.
All candidates for the programme will attend a compulsory interview with the programme leader to ascertain their suitability to succeed on the programme.

Course modules

Marginalisation: structure, agency and society; marginalisation through language and communication (optional); marginalisation through personal and familial development (optional); psychoanalytic frameworks (optional); ethnography (optional); policy (optional); research design; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Modules and projects are assessed using a combination of evidence, ranging through: portfolios of annotated evidence; professional logs; presentations; essays; reports; professional documentation; reflective accounts.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 3 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Riverside Campus Chester CH1 1SF North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01244 511000