University of Hull

University of Hull

Education (Taught)

MA Education is a flexible programme for those who want to extend their knowledge and understanding of current educational practices, contemporary matters of debate in the educational world and key issues related to educational practice.

The emphasis throughout the MA programme is to develop your independent critical thinking and problem solving. Using an inquiry-based approach, the programme is designed to give you scope to examine in detail topics that are of particular interest to you.

MA Education can be studied one year full-time, or up to five years part-time. It helps teachers to develop the educational understanding, analytical skills and leadership qualities necessary to improve pupil development and achievement in schools.

This programme provides you with the opportunity to learn more about curriculum, school management and leadership, as well as information technology and research methods.

MA Education is also appropriate for international students who would like to broaden their knowledge and understanding of different aspects of educational theory and practice.

We designed this programme to aid the professional development of experienced teachers within the context and atmosphere of the latest research in education. A wide range of specialist module subjects enables you to tailor the programme to your own specific needs.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 First degree or equivalent in relevant subject or appropriate experience in a professional environment; International applicants - Competence in English is required for international students. For example: IELTS with 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each skill; previous study in English is accepted; candidates that do not meet the language requirements may take an English course at the University of Hull prior to entering the programme.

Course modules

You study three core modules:;

Contemporary and Critical Perspectives in Education;
Research Methodologies in Education;
International and Intercultural Education;

And a further module of your choice from:;

Inclusion and Special Needs;
Digital Technologies;
Early Childhood;
Leadership;

You complete a 60 credit dissertation which allows you to identify and examine a topic of interest to you.;

You have the option of leaving the programme at the end of stage 1 with a Postgraduate Certificate in Education or at the end of stage 2 with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education as long as you have earned sufficient credits.
Some modules are supported by visiting speakers and local school and education-related visits.

Assessment methods

Students complete a 60 credit dissertation which allows you to identify and examine a topic of interest to you.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (EU) 5 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (England) 5 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hull Campus Hull HU6 7RX Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
01482 466850