Master's Degree in Education in Aberdeen City in United Kingdom

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Education

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Although some education can be very informal, most mainstream education happens in a more formalized setting. This sort of education is typically divided into various stages, which include preschool, kindergarten, middle school, and high school. Higher education includes college, post graduate programs, masters degrees, and doctorates.

 

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

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Master in Education

University of Aberdeen
Campus Full time Part time August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)are gained solely by submission of a thesis reporting on research undertaken. The normal procedure is for research students to be registered for an MPhil in the first instance with a view to being transferred to the PhD after at least one year, if appropriate. [+]

Master in Education

Research Degrees: MPhil, PhD, EdD

Background

The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)are gained solely by submission of a thesis reporting on research undertaken. The normal procedure is for research students to be registered for an MPhil in the first instance with a view to being transferred to the PhD after at least one year, if appropriate.

The maximum length of a PhD thesis is 100,000 words and of an MPhil, 60,000 words. The thesis must normally be written in English. The Doctor of Education (EdD) degree is gained through successful completion of five assessed courses and a thesis of aproximately 60,000 words reporting on individual research.... [-]


Master in Social and Educational Research (MRes)

University of Aberdeen
Campus Full time Part time August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

The programme seeks to provide education and training in the philosophy, traditions and techniques of social/educational research including opportunities to gain knowledge, understanding and skills in quantitative and qualitative methods [+]

Master in Social and Educational Research (MRes)

Programme Length:

MRes 180 credits (1800 hours of study, either full-time or part-time) PgDip 120 credits (1200 hours of study) PgCert 60 credits (600 hours opf study)

Aims

The programme seeks to provide education and training in the philosophy, traditions and techniques of social/educational research including opportunities to gain knowledge, understanding and skills in quantitative and qualitative methods; and in transferable skills to enable participants to communicate research findings to a wide range of audiences.

As such it has two complementary purposes:

It is intended to be a stand alone programme that combines both specialist Education courses and a dissertation with general research training provision to create a programme of taught courses in educational research to equip participants to become independent educational researchers within or outwith academia e.g. practitioners working in schools and in other children’s services settings. It provides a formal training structure for the preliminary year of research leading to a doctorate by thesis. ... [-]

Master in Plurilingual Education

University of Aberdeen
Campus or Online Part time August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

The Postraduate Certificate in Plurilingual Education is a response to the growing needs of professionals working in different countries with learners whose first language is not the same as the language of instruction. [+]

Master in Plurilingual Education

This is available as a distance and face-to-face e-learning programme

Programme  Length:

Postgraduate Certificate: 600 hours of part-time study (2 courses) Master’s in Education: 1800 hours of part-time study (6 courses)

Aims

The Postraduate Certificate in Plurilingual Education is a response to the growing needs of professionals working in different countries with learners whose first language is not the same as the language of instruction.

The rationale for the programme is to provide a deeper understanding of the demands of plurilingual contexts and their relevance to classroom practice including CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning), EAL (English as an Additional Language), immersion and bilingual education.... [-]


Master in Inclusive Practice

University of Aberdeen
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

Fundamental to the programme is the belief that all learners have the same rights and are of equal worth, irrespective of their ability, cultural background, race, gender or age. [+]

Master in Inclusive Practice

Programme Length:

MEd 180 credits PgDip 120 credits PgCert 60 credits

Aims

Fundamental to the programme is the belief that all learners have the same rights and are of equal worth, irrespective of their ability, cultural background, race, gender or age. All learners have the right to be educated alongside their peers, and young people's needs are best met through systems of shared responsibility.

The programme aims to help practitioners review and enhance the learning experience of all children and young people, including those with additional support needs. It endeavours to give experienced practitioners the time, opportunity and support to examine existing practice in the light of new knowledge and insights. It also aims to enable practitioners to build upon the range of experiences and different perspectives found amongst groups of colleagues supporting pupils with additional support needs, in a variety of contexts and settings, by exposing these to sustained discussion and critical appraisal.... [-]


Master in Advanced Educational Studies

University of Aberdeen
Campus Full time 1 - 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

A programme to provide a response to the continuing professional development needs of fully qualified educationalists who wish to advance their skills and knowledge, enhance their professional practice, and extend their capacity to lead and shape change. [+]

Master in Advanced Educational Studies

A programme to provide a response to the continuing professional development needs of fully qualified educationalists who wish to advance their skills and knowledge, enhance their professional practice, and extend their capacity to lead and shape change.

This programme is available as a full-time on-campus programme.

Programme Length

MEd 180 credits PgDip 120 credits PgCert 60 credits

Aims

The aims of the programme are to enhance and extend the professional skills, knowledge and understanding of the participants in the following ways:

    Developing advanced knowledge and understanding of current educational issues and theories       Developing the capacity to analyse critically evidence and arguments to support professional judgements in complex and ambiguous situations     Making an informed contribution to current educational debates and discussions     Applying advanced knowledge and understanding of a range of theoretical perspectives and approaches to enhance personal professional practice     Developing the capacity to shape and lead change in a variety of policy and practice settings     Exploiting opportunities to use research to generate professional knowledge and enhance policy and practice ... [-]

Master in Adult Literacies Development

University of Aberdeen
Campus Part time 1 - 4  August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

The aims of the programme are to enhance and extend the skills, knowledge and understanding of the participants in the following ways: [+]

Master in Adult Literacies Development

This programme is available as a part-time blended learning programme.

Programme  Length:

MEd 180 credits PgDip 120 credits PgCert 60 credits

Aims

The aims of the programme are to enhance and extend the skills, knowledge and understanding of the participants in the following ways:

Developing advanced knowledge and understanding of issues, theories and research at the forefront of Adult Literacies discourse and practice Developing the capacity to analyse critically evidence, arguments and discourses to support professional judgements in complex and ambiguous situations Applying advanced knowledge and understanding of a range of theoretical perspectives and approaches to enhance personal professional practice Developing the confidence and capability to shape and lead change in a variety of lifelong learning policy and practice settings Exploiting opportunities to use research to generate professional knowledge and enhance policy and practice ... [-]