University of Winchester

University of Winchester

Philosophy of Education

The course provides the opportunity for students to develop their understanding of issues relating to educational policy and practice. It enhances analytical and research skills and provides sociological and philosophical insights into the study of education.

Entry requirements

Normally a 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in a related subject or professional experience in the area of study.

Course modules

Indicative modules: qualitative methods in social research; quantitative methods in social research; history; gender and education; disability and inclusive education; introducing the politics of educational policy and practice; the arts and education; dissertation; independent study.

Assessment methods

Each module is assessed through written assignments, usually essays, along with other forms of assessment. Assignment titles emerge from the context of each module, although there are opportunities for titles to be individually negotiated between students and module leaders. Students are provided with full, one-to-one support in the production of a dissertation, which is a substantial piece of independent research of 15,000-20,000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MA Part-time September 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King Alfred Campus Winchester SO22 4NR South East

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