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2023/24 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue

MA Education

Programme code:MA-ED-FTUCAS code:
Duration:12 Months Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr Syafiq Mat Noor Contact

Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

- Normally a first degree and at least 2 years' experience in the field of education.
- Other applicants with appropriate experience will be considered on an individual basis.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

School of Education

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

School of Education

Programme specification:

Different modules in this large and wide-ranging programme have their own particular aims and objectives. However, all taught modules and the Critical Study/dissertation aim to enhance the professional development of experienced teachers. An overall course aim is to ensure that this development takes place in the context and atmosphere of the latest research in education and the particular specialism within the field which the module addresses.

The course is designed to develop the necessary educational understanding, analytical skills and leadership qualities for success in education through to the raising of pupils' achievement and school improvement. The size of the course, the wide range of modules available and the flexible modular structure permit teachers to develop these requirements in all curriculum areas, at all levels and in all phases.

Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

EDUC5044MResearch Skills in Education30 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
EDUC5430MDissertation60 credits1 Oct to 30 Sep (12mth)

Optional modules:

- Candidates will be required to study 90 credits : 30 credits in the first semester from the semester 1 modules list and 60 credits in the second semester from the semester 2 modules list.

- Candidates may not choose more than 60 credits from the same specialist programme area.

Semester 1 modules

EDUC5049MEducation, Language and Society30 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
EDUC5264MEducation in a Digital Society30 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
EDUC5610MSpecial Educational Needs: Inclusive Approaches30 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
EDUC5861MTheorizing Childhood and Youth30 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)

Semester 2 modules

EDUC5039MCreative Inquiry, Communication and Learning30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
EDUC5053MDirected Study in Education 130 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan), Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)
EDUC5062MQualitative data: processes of collection, interpretation and analysis15 credits1 Jan to 31 Mar
EDUC5063MIntroduction to quantitative data analysis15 credits1 Mar to 31 May
EDUC5256MTechnology Enhanced Language Learning30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
EDUC5265MDigital Education in Practice30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
EDUC5267MDesigning Digital Education30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
EDUC5611MSpecial Educational Needs: Inclusive Curriculum30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
EDUC5812MDevelopmental Disorders II: Attention Deficit Disorder and Autistic Spectrum Disorder30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
EDUC5866MChild poverty and well-being30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
EDUC5903MLearning and Teaching Vocabulary15 credits1 Jan to 31 Mar
EDUC5912MGrammar, Learning and Teaching15 credits1 Mar to 31 May
EDUC5916MTasks and Materials for TESOL15 credits1 Jan to 31 Mar
EDUC5919MCurrent Issues in Second Language Teacher Education30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
EDUC5927MAssessing Language Learning15 credits1 Mar to 31 May
EDUC5929MEnglish Medium Education in Multilingual Contexts15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)

Last updated: 12/09/2023 14:05:55


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