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A Master of Arts or MA is a graduate degree typically earned after a program of study of the fine arts, humanities, social sciences or other, similar concentrations. These programs tend to last one to two years.

Education is defined as the process of acquiring knowledge in any form, whether that be beliefs, habits, skills or values. There are many ways for individuals to pursue and receive education. Some methods might involve teaching, storytelling, open discussions, training and research.

 

Europe is the sixth largest continent and includes 47 countries and assorted dependencies, islands and territories. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south, Asia to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the West.

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MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching)

University of South Wales Online Programmes through UNICAF
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 18 - 24 months September 2018 Cyprus Larnaca USA New York Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Nigeria Lagos State Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Online + 26 more

The MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching) is a flexible programme, designed to meet the professional needs of individual learners. Students will have the opportunity to engage critically with the theories and practices of education with a view to applying learning to practice. The MA in Education is well established and is regularly updated in order to reflect the changing needs of current and future participants. [+]

Masters of Arts in Education in Europe 2017/2018. MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching) The MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching) is a flexible programme, designed to meet the professional needs of individual learners. Students will have the opportunity to engage critically with the theories and practices of education with a view to applying learning to practice. The MA Education is well established and is regularly updated in order to reflect the changing needs of current and future participants. Educational Aim To widen the options available and encourage in-depth development of personal and professional areas of interest. To enable learners to identify, design and carry out research activities which include opportunities for considerable self-direction. To contribute to the body of knowledge and understanding relevant to education. Fees £12,635 UNICAF offers a number of scholarships to eligible students. For more information, please contact a UNICAF student adviser. PathWay Required Credits/Units: 180 Core Modules ED4U008 - Dissertation ED4U009 - Research Methodology ED4U016 - Innovation in Curriculum Design ED4U023 - Developing Digital Competence ED4U024 - Developing Learning in Organisations ED4U032 - SEN/ALN: Contexts and Concepts [-]

MA in Educational Leadership and Management

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

This award provides the opportunity for educational and public sector professionals to critical analyse leadership and management in educational settings. The programme draws upon the outstanding specialist research and expertise developed within the Faculty of Education's Centre for Educational Leadership and Management. [+]

This award provides the opportunity for educational and public sector professionals to critical analyse leadership and management in educational settings. The programme draws upon the outstanding specialist research and expertise developed within the Faculty of Education's Centre for Educational Leadership and Management. It is aimed at those who wish to become educational leaders / managers, and those who wish to explore the transformative possibilities of education. Students will study theories of leadership and management and the complex ways in which they relate to their own context. This includes critically analysing current models relating to leading change, organisational culture, managing people and resources and the impact of leadership on organisational effectiveness. Students will also have the opportunity to develop their understandings of transformative and ethical leadership, and explore the contribution of educational leadership in delivering social change and equality in global contexts. We welcome non-EU international applications for the full-time route and students are supported at every stage by MMU International. Features and benefits of the course Specialist research and teaching expertise within the Centre for Educational Leadership and Management Collaborative links with the Education and Social Research Institute (ESRI), including guests speakers and conferences Study at our £139 million Brooks Building which has world-class facillities for teaching and learning ABOUT THE COURSE In term one, students undertake two core units. The unit ‘Leadership and Management in Educational Settings’ explores the different educational leadership discourses and relevant management theories and concepts. The unit ‘Introduction to Educational and Social Research Design’ is... [-]

MA in Education

Unicaf University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 18 - 24 months Open Enrollment Cyprus Larnaca USA Hell's Kitchen Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Kenya Nairobi Nigeria Lagos State Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Online + 28 more

Education is an increasingly changing, dynamic and very demanding sector which requires professionals and practitioners to be very qualified in order to meet various challenges. The MA in Education is suitable for all those that are interested in understanding the important role of education in our everyday lives and especially the links between education, society and students of all ages. [+]

Masters of Arts in Education in Europe 2017/2018. Education is an increasingly changing, dynamic and very demanding sector which requires professionals and practitioners to be very qualified in order to meet various challenges. The MA in Education is suitable for all those that are interested in understanding the important role of education in our everyday lives and especially the links between education, society and students of all ages. It is an ideal degree for all those who wish to enter into the educational sector and all current practitioners who wish to enhance further their knowledge in the fields of teaching and learning. Necessary skills such as the use of ICT, problem solving, critical thinking, and communication and research skills are acquired through the course. Throughout the Master’s programme students will be engaged in research, teaching methods, learning how to adapt with learning disabilities and understand educational practices and theories. Duration 18-24 months. Delivery Mode Online and through Supported Open Learning Entry Requirements Regular admission to a Master’s programme requires an accredited Bachelor degree Applicants with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry HND Relevant holders with good relevant work experience (post graduation) may be considered for entry English proficiency (if the Bachelor degree was not taught in English) Updated CV One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business) Personal Statement (mimimum 500 words) Copy of passport or ID PathWay Research Practices and Methods - EDU730 Analysis of Learning Disabilities in Education - EDU732 ICT in Education... [-]

Master in Education (MA)

Middlesex University London
Campus Part time 3 - 3 years January 2018 United Kingdom London UK Online + 1 more

What constitutes good education and how can it be delivered most effectively? This flexible course, taught by tutors possessing extensive experience in educational settings, explores how education defines and contributes to the world around us. In understanding that education is much more than simply teaching and learning, you will begin to question many of the assumptions that lie beneath both policy and practice. [+]

Why study MA Education at Middlesex? The core focus of this innovative MA is exceptional education. Our part-time course meets the needs of those who wish to further their knowledge of the theory and processes of education, but cannot commit to full-time studies. The course may be undertaken on an individual or collective basis, with groups of teachers and education professionals both eligible to enrol.

Structured so that assignments can be built into your working practice, the course will maximise the effectiveness of your teaching, leadership and management. We encourage participants to evaluate existing practices, develop new approaches and become immersed in action enquiry based research. ... [-]


MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Bath Spa University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Bath + 1 more

We aim to develop confident, well informed, resourceful language teaching practitioners who are capable of designing and teaching comprehensive language programmes. You’ll extend your knowledge base by engaging in independent research into your own practice and setting. [+]

Masters of Arts in Education in Europe 2017/2018. Develop your TESOL career prospects with our MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. One of the few TESOL programmes in the UK which incorporates a placement component. Designed for both experienced teachers and those with little or no teaching experience. Blends the theory of language and linguistics teaching with practical skills development. We aim to develop confident, well informed, resourceful language teaching practitioners who are capable of designing and teaching comprehensive language programmes. You’ll extend your knowledge base by engaging in independent research into your own practice and setting. We recognise and value professional, cultural and life experiences; you’ll develop and explore these experiences during the programme. This will enhance your professional knowledge and understanding through reflection, aided by theoretical input and practical application. Context specific professional development is an important element in the programme. We prepare you to return to your previous work context, or even move to a new one, with an adaptable knowledge base for your particular setting. Overview We’ll aid your understanding of the key theories and principles in TESOL, providing a balance of academic and professional content and experience. You’ll develop your ability in language analysis and understanding, as well as furthering your knowledge on how to incorporate this appropriately in class materials. We have a flexible and supportive learning programme that develops your current understanding and knowledge in TESOL, while providing you with the necessary research and reflection skills to continue on your... [-]

MA in Research Methods (Politics and International Relations)

Durham University
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 United Kingdom Durham

This degree is offered in collaboration with other departments in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Health and is designed to provide a strong all-round training in research methods allied to further specialisation within the field of politics and international relations/studies. [+]

Description This degree is offered in collaboration with other departments in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Health and is designed to provide a strong all-round training in research methods allied to further specialisation within the field of politics and international relations/studies. It is assumed that in taking this MA, you do so with the intention of proceeding to a PhD in Politics or International Relations. It has received official recognition from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and eligible candidates can apply for (ESRC) (1+3) studentships. The programme includes compulsory elements in a wide variety of techniques including statistics and quantitative methods, but contains less subject-specific content than the other MA courses. Core Modules: Perspectives on Social Research Dissertation Optional Modules: Optional modules in previous years have included: Statistical Exploration and Reasoning Quantitative Research Methods in Social Science Applied Statistics Qualitative Research Methods in Social Science Fieldwork and Interpretation International Theory International System Additional Optional Modules: European Institutions and the Policy Process The European Union as a Global Actor German Foreign Policy Collective Memory and Identity in Post-War Europe Collective Identities and Political Thought in Britain Since 1850 Contemporary Socio-Political Issues in Muslim Religious Thought European Security International Relations and Security in the Middle East Issues in the Politics of Military Occupation Just War in Political Theory and Practice Politics, Government and Civil Society in the Middle East The Political Economy of Development in the Middle East America and the World: The Making of US Foreign Policy Region,... [-]

Masters Degree Programme in Learning, Learning Environments and Educational Systems

University of Turku
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Turku

Masters Degree Programme Learning, Learning Environments and Educational Systems trains you for various national and international tasks in the field of Education. The Programme is based on the strengths in research of the Faculty of Education: learning research, learning environments and research of educational systems. The degree studies will both enhance the students’ understanding of social functions of education and familiarise them with analyses on global and local relationships in educational policy. In addition, the Programme increases their understanding of learning and motivation in complex and multilevel learning environments. [+]

Masters of Arts in Education in Europe 2017/2018. Masters Degree Programme Learning, Learning Environments and Educational Systems Get a degree in the field of education with an advanced combination of theory and practice! Masters Degree Programme Learning, Learning Environments and Educational Systems trains you for various national and international tasks in the field of Education. The Programme is based on the strengths in research of the Faculty of Education: learning research, learning environments and research of educational systems. The degree studies will both enhance the students’ understanding of social functions of education and familiarise them with analyses on global and local relationships in educational policy. In addition, the Programme increases their understanding of learning and motivation in complex and multilevel learning environments. Throughout the studies, a strong emphasis is placed on students’ research skills. The applicants also have the possibility to apply for a double degree option called the Finnish-German Master Programme in Education, where a part of the degree studies is completed at the University of Regensburg, Germany. PROGRAMME IN BRIEF Programme structure The studies are divided into different semesters and academic years as follows: Academic excellence & experience LLEES Programme is a two year Master’s degree programme which trains experts and researchers for various national and international tasks in the field of education. The Programme concentrates on the leading research of the Faculty of Education: learning research, learning environments and research of educational systems. The studies will give you an in-depth insight into education on a macro-level as... [-]

MA Education

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom London

This programme extends the knowledge, understanding and skills of professionals in education who have a commitment to their continuing professional development and improved practice. It also meets the needs of participants who wish to further their study of education as an academic discipline, and is seen as a progression route to the Doctorate in Education within the School of Education. [+]

This programme extends the knowledge, understanding and skills of professionals in education who have a commitment to their continuing professional development and improved practice. It also meets the needs of participants who wish to further their study of education as an academic discipline, and is seen as a progression route to the Doctorate in Education within the School of Education. Participants build their programme by combining core courses, option courses and an educational research project. In this way, it is possible to achieve an endorsed MA which focuses on a specialist area of particular professional and/or academic relevance to an individual or institution. The programme currently offers the following endorsements: Leadership and Management, eLearning, Higher Education, Literacy, International, Special Educational Needs, Youth and Community, Early years and Childhood. ... [-]

MA Education

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

Designed to reflect the needs of individuals and organisations, this course will deepen and refine your capacity to reflect critically on the way you work. [+]

Overview

Designed to reflect the needs of individuals and organisations, this course will deepen and refine your capacity to reflect critically on the way you work.

Teaching on this course is underpinned by systematic practitioner inquiry and you will be encouraged to identify issues that are significant to your professional practice.

While each module has its own particular focus, all are concerned with investigating contemporary educational issues in the light of historical, political and social contexts, appropriate literature and the shared experience of course members.

Study is flexible, in order to meet the needs of individuals and organisations and includes:

a range of optional modules so you can tailor your degree to your personal and professional interests different modes of delivery which take account of individual needs and professional contexts exit points en route to a full masters programme ... [-]

MA in Childhood and Youth

The Open University
Online Full time Part time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Milton Keynes + 1 more

This MA course offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of childhood and youth underpinned by a commitment to integrated practice. This qualification is designed for graduates with a background in childhood and youth studies, sociology, health and social care, anthropology, psychology or education. It would suit those already working with children and young people and wish to enhance their knowledge as well as those who wish to enter this field. You study two... [+]

MA in Childhood and Youth This MA course offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of childhood and youth underpinned by a commitment to integrated practice. This qualification is designed for graduates with a background in childhood and youth studies, sociology, health and social care, anthropology, psychology or education. It would suit those already working with children and young people and wish to enhance their knowledge as well as those who wish to enter this field. You study two compulsory 60-credit modules and gain the final 60 credits either from appropriate credit transfer or by taking 60 credits from a choice of optional modules. Educational aims This qualification aims to develop advanced theoretical and integrated practice knowledge about children and young people. It is designed for those working with or for children and young people in a wide range of settings, and for those with a general interest in the study of childhood and youth. The aims and outcomes are to: develop advanced critical analysis skills relevant to integrated practice provide the necessary concepts, theories, knowledge and skills base to understand the lives of children and young people and how this impacts on integrated practice develop appropriate analytical, research and conceptual skills needed to link theory, practice and experience. Teaching, learning and assessment methods The teaching, learning and assessment are linked to the Common Core of Skills and Knowledge for the Children’s Workforce. They are geared towards the development of professional skills through a critical engagement with policy, analysis of... [-]

Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

Webster University Athens
Campus Full time September 2018 Greece Athens

The TESL graduate program is designed for education professionals with or without teaching experience. Educators with a teaching license have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of teaching K-12 English language learners and other professionals without teaching credentials may study in this program to become future educators of adult learners. [+]

Masters of Arts in Education in Europe 2017/2018. Promoting effective learning and communication strategies, students earning a Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) help non-native English speakers develop their language skills. Webster also offers a combined undergraduate/graduate degree program leading to teacher certification in elementary education at the end of the BA program and upon completion of the MA in TESL, the candidate is eligible for certification in ESOL. The TESL graduate program is designed for education professionals with or without teaching experience. Educators with a teaching license have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of teaching K-12 English language learners and other professionals without teaching credentials may study in this program to become future educators of adult learners. While pursuing the master’s degree in TESL, graduate students refine their knowledge of the English language system and second language acquisition. They study phonology, dialects and legal policies that influence the teaching standards. Webster TESL students also focus on theory regarding culture, language structure and teaching methodologies to ensure that they will become influential teachers in the future. TESL Points of Distinction Webster's ESL classes use a four-skills communicative approach to learning language. Classes are interactive, lively and small to encourage more participation and to give instructors more time with each student. Instructors have master's degrees, most in TESL/TEFL. Many work as a teacher trainers, and have years of experience teaching English both in the U.S. and abroad. Many technological tools are available for language learning,... [-]

MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

University of Westminster - Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This course provides you with a specialist combination of theoretical academic study and robust practical application and skills development in English language teaching. It provides advanced training for TESOL professionals, and examines the latest developments in TESOL methodology and related issues. You will develop the practical and professional skills involved in TESOL, along with the ability to analyse and apply theoretical perspectives to practical situations. [+]

This course provides you with a specialist combination of theoretical academic study and robust practical application and skills development in English language teaching. It provides advanced training for TESOL professionals, and examines the latest developments in TESOL methodology and related issues. You will develop the practical and professional skills involved in TESOL, along with the ability to analyse and apply theoretical perspectives to practical situations. The course enables you to develop your skills in argument, synthesis and critical expression of TESOL issues, and apply them in different teaching contexts. You will also enhance your advanced skills of research, presentation and analysis in TESOL contexts. Nurturing ongoing professional development and skills in pursuing further independent research is an important aspect of the course, enabling you to make a full contribution to professional development in your specialist area. Course content The course consists of three core modules and a range of option modules. The Language and Learning: Description and Analysis core module introduces in-depth exploration of the core concepts in the description and analysis of language and language learning, with specific reference to English language teaching and second language acquisition. The Current Developments in Language Teaching core module examines a wide range of current practice and developments, including communicative competence in language learning and teaching, language teaching methodology, and discrete and integrated skills. The Dissertation is the third core module. Modules The following modules are indicative of what you will study on this course. Core modules Current Developments in Language Teaching You... [-]

Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education

European University Cyprus
Campus or Online Full time 18 months September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia

The Master of Arts program in ‘Early Childhood Education’ provides candidates with an in depth specialization in the field of education of 3 to 8 year olds and helps shape their professional expertise. Masters students are equipped to assess education theories and recent research, to engage in their own research and attain the capacity to seek a doctoral qualification. [+]

Masters of Arts in Education in Europe 2017/2018. The Master of Arts program in ‘Early Childhood Education’ provides candidates with an in depth specialization in the field of education of 3 to 8 year olds and helps shape their professional expertise. Masters students are equipped to assess education theories and recent research, to engage in their own research and attain the capacity to seek a doctoral qualification. They will be given the opportunity to become involved and to take a critical stand in the latest discussions of the trends and practices in the field at a local and international level. Objectives & Outcomes General Objectives The course provides the educators with the potential of a profound understanding and specialisation in the field of Early Childhood Education, by creating the appropriate circumstances that enable the teachers to redefine their professional identity or/and have the potential to continue their studies on a doctoral level. Specific Objectives The course aims to: the comprehensive and specialized understanding of theories and the profound study of research related to the field of Early Childhood education research engagement based on current developments and trends urge the students to take a critical stand and contribute to discussions and practices on a local and international level Learning Outcomes By the end of the program, students are expected to: evaluate and redefine in a dialectical and reflective way their professional and research identity and the content of Early Childhood Education on a local and international level through (a) the continuous... [-]

Master of Arts in Artistic Education

University of Arts in Poznań
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years October 2017 Poland Poznań

Existing since 1985, the faculty of Artistic Education has undergone several modifications in order to emphasize and enhance the uniqueness of its field of study, the combination of theory and practice in arts. [+]

ARTISTIC EDUCATION (in Fine Arts) Modes of study: full-time first-cycle studies (3 years) full-time second-cycle studies (2 years) (starting in 2018/19) Specializations: Interdisciplinary Arts and Cultural Education Cultural Promotion and Animation Description of the field of study: Existing since 1985, the faculty of Artistic Education has undergone several modifications in order to emphasize and enhance the uniqueness of its field of study, the combination of theory and practice in arts. In addition to three painting and two drawing studios run by internationally established artists, the faculty of Artistic Education offers five art studios which are matchless in Poland, the Studio of Transdisciplinary Projects and Researches, the Studio of Open Interpretations of Art, the Studio of Art in Public Space, the Studio of Creative Projects and Activities and the Studio of Book Art. Besides the studios’ transdisciplinarity between the arts and other fields of studies such as sociology, or biology, the faculty of Artistic Education puts an emphasis on the liaison between traditional media such as drawing and painting and their contemporary interpretations, and modern media like photography and video, the interdisciplinarity. Accompanied are these practical studios by numerous theory subjects concentrating on art theory, art criticism, pedagogics and the animation and promotion of art, which reflects the second focus of our faculty: the connection of theory and practice. Types of courses: Students of the faculty of Artistic Education can specialize in two directions: Interdisciplinary Arts and Cultural Education or Cultural Promotion and Animation. They are free to choose any of... [-]

MA English Language Teaching

Nottingham Trent University: School of Arts and Humanities
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This course is designed for experienced "English as a Foreign Language" teachers, who are seeking opportunities to enhance their professional development and career opportunities. The profile of course participants is very international, including most recently Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Mexico, Poland, Switzerland and the UK. [+]

Masters of Arts in Education in Europe 2017/2018. MA English Language Teaching This course is designed for experienced English as a Foreign Language teachers, who are seeking opportunities to enhance their professional development and career opportunities. The profile of course participants is very international, including most recently Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Mexico, Poland, Switzerland and the UK. What you'll study This course integrates the theoretical and practical aspects of English language teaching. It aims to develop your in-depth knowledge and understanding of the links between teaching, academic research, and theories of language learning and teaching. Our teaching methods encourage active participation in group work, discussion and exchange of ideas, with the aim of developing students’ critical and analytical skills. We value the range of perspectives that students from different socio-cultural contexts bring to teaching and learning. We provide one-to-one help with assignment and dissertation writing and are always happy to make appointments with students who want to talk privately about their work and progress. How you’re taught Study methods and assessment Assessment methods are designed to evaluate your ability to apply theoretical concepts to practical work and where possible to relate ideas and proposals to your own teaching context. A range of assignment types are represented across the course including essays, practical tasks e.g. designing a course, portfolios, presentations, demonstration lessons and class tests. Learn a new language Alongside your study you also have the opportunity to learn a new language. The University Language Programme (ULP) is... [-]