MA in Education
The MA in Education is designed for experienced teachers, lecturers and educational managers in primary, secondary and further and higher education, and for other professionals working in education.
The MA in Education is for professionals in all sectors of education and related professions. We invite applications from teachers, lecturers, managers and those in leadership roles in education - both in their early careers and with substantial experience in education. We value our students’ range of experiences and perspectives.
The course is designed to stimulate intellectual curiosity, while developing leadership abilities that emerge from critical enquiry, critical reflection, research activity, international perspectives and professional expertise. The MA in Education can be studied at our Harcourt Hill campus or part time at Solihull College.
The MA in Education is designed for experienced teachers, lecturers and educational managers in primary, secondary, further and higher education, and for other professionals working in education. The course is concerned with the development of critical enquiry and reflection in the field of education, and the development of professional knowledge and expertise. You can study the course at either our Harcourt Hill campus or part time at Solihull college. Please note that the TESOL module is not available at Solihull College.
The course follows a flexible modular programme. This structure enables you to design your course according to your particular areas of interest. You may wish to consider a named award in Leadership and Management,Childhood and Youth Studies, Higher education or TESOL. The MA has a core of compulsory research based modules to support your studies and to prepare you for the dissertation. In addition, you select modules from the optional module programme.
Participants are either self-funded or supported by their employers, although international applicants are encouraged to seek funding from national or British Council sources.
This MA course attracts students from a wide range of backgrounds and nationalities, normally graduates with a recognised teaching qualification, or other educational professional experience.
Applicants normally have:
- a good honours degree or pass degree
- QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) or other equivalent professional qualification
- relevant professional experience.
Entry with credit
Up to four modules or 80 credits of the award can be made up of appropriate work completed outside the course, for example, by studying one of the Oxford Brookes Postgraduate Certificates or using the University’s Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
English language requirements
Candidates whose first language is not English should be able to demonstrate a satisfactory level of spoken and written English.
- TOEFL: 91 (Internet Based)
- IELTS: level 6.5 or above or equivalent (minimum of grade 6 in the written part of the exam).
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Last updated November 24, 2016