University of Sunderland

University of Sunderland

Education

Students learn advanced research and study skills while acquiring Master's-level knowledge that is shaped by their personal interests and career aspirations. Here are 4 titles for the MA available, depending upon the modules chosen for study. The titles available are: Generic; advanced professional practice (secondary); advanced professional practice (primary); special educational needs, disability and inclusion.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent. The course also expects students to have experience of working at educational institutions, following their graduation. A recognised teaching qualification is desirable but not essential.

Course modules

Core module: Research methods in education; modules may include: development of learning (a case study); negotiated individual study in education; advanced pedagogical practice; leading organisational effectiveness in education and training; assessment theory into pedagogical practice; approaches to teaching and learning for learners with special or additional needs; barriers to learning; inclusive education.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include written assignments, oral and written presentations and the Master's dissertation of 20,000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 300 per Credit (England) 3 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 300 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 300 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 300 per Credit (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sir Tom Cowie Campus Sunderland SR6 0DD North East

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