University of Leicester

University of Leicester

International Education

Students study contemporary issues in education in their international contexts and how to conduct research in education whether as practitioners or in preparation for further studies in education.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree or above/ GPA 3 (US equivalent) or above; for applicants whose 1st language is not English IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6 in each component or equivalent; experience of working in education is a welcome but not essential.

Course modules

Modules include: contemporary issues in international education; introduction to educational research methods.
Following this, you will be able to choose 1 of 5 available pathways so that you can specialise in the subject that interests you the most. Each pathway includes 2 modules - the lead module and a specialist study module.
Pathway 1: leadership for social justice in education; pathway 2: pedagogy; pathway 3: innovation and reform; pathway 4: inclusion and special education needs; pathway 5: learning technologies.
Please note: due to regular enhancement of the university's courses, please refer to Leicester's own website or/and terms and conditions for the most accurate and up-to-date course information.

Assessment methods

Modules are delivered by a combination of face-to-face seminars, classes and workshops. Students will have the additional support of an online repository of relevant materials and the university library to help with their independent study. The course is continually assessed through a number of written assignments and presentations, as well as the 15,000-20,000 word dissertation at the end of the degree. An assignment of 4,000-5,000 words or equivalent is completed for each module, enabling them to develop their academic interests. There are no exams for this course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,105 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,310 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,310 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,310 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,310 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,310 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,105 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 9,310 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 9,310 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 9,310 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 9,310 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 9,310 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MA Full-time April 2017 GBP 14,105 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time April 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time April 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time April 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time April 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time April 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Distance learning April 2017 GBP 9,310 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA Distance learning April 2017 GBP 9,310 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MA Distance learning April 2017 GBP 9,310 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MA Distance learning April 2017 GBP 9,310 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MA Distance learning April 2017 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MA Distance learning April 2017 GBP 9,310 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
College of Social Science Distance Learning Team
Telephone number: 
0116 252 7575