This course is perfect if you are seeking to understand education within its broader contexts. We encourage you to link theoretical and practical understanding of issues in education, while developing knowledge, skills and understanding of the questions involved in conceptualising and designing educational research.
You will receive a grounding in research methods and a core module based on your prior knowledge of the UK education system. This course will help you to better understand the theories, practicalities and significance of educational issues, whilst also enabling you to develop an appreciation for the role that research plays in illuminating these.
- Religions and Education (Distance Learning) (MA PGCert)
- Religions, Society and Education (Islamic Education) (MA)
- Psychology and Education (MA)
- Islamic Education (PGA)
- Global Education and International Development (MA)
- Foundation Research Methods in Education (PGA)
- Educational Leadership and Management (MA)
- Educational Innovation (MA)
- Drama and Theatre Education (MA)
- Drama Education and English Language Teaching (MA)
- Childhood in Society (MA)
- Foundation Research Methods in Education OR
- Foundation Research Methods in Education (Online)
- Education Policy and Society OR
- Teaching, Learning and Assessment
This programme has a number of optional modules to choose from to allow you to achieve the required credits to successfully complete the programme. Our optional module lists are subject to change each year to keep the student learning experience current and up-to-date. For the optional modules available in this department please visit the department website.
* The modules mentioned above may be subject to change. Please read our terms and conditions for more detailed information.
You will complete a core module in Foundation Research Methods that will provide research training for the course, plus either the Teaching, Learning and Assessment module, or the Education, Policy and Society module, depending on whether you have prior knowledge of the UK education system. You may then select two optional modules from the modules offered across the taught MA programmes within the Centre for Education Studies to suit your needs and interests. You will then complete a 20,000 word dissertation under the supervision of a member of our well published academic staff.
Programmes within the Centre for Education Studies are assessed through a variety of methods depending on the module choices each student makes. For detailed information on individual modules please visit the website.
Past students have developed as education professionals and pursued work in various educational establishments and community ventures, both in the UK and abroad.
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Full-time: 1 year
(September 2019 - September 2020)
2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject
English Language Requirements
IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0.
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University of Warwick
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