Taught course

Education Studies

Institution
Bangor University · School of Education
Qualifications
MAMEdPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

A 2(ii) honours degree is required and relevant work experience as a teacher/lecturer or teaching assistant is preferred. Applicants may be required to be interviewed in person.

Initial degree or equivalent professional qualification.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our full-time Education Studies MA is a 15 month taught programme that caters for the needs of those who wish to gain an MA degree through intensive full-time study. The course has been designed to appeal to both home and international students. Some teaching may take place at the weekend and late afternoon. Modules: curriculum development (30 credits); assessment in education (30 credits); educational leadership and management (30 credits); research methods (30 credits); dissertation (60 credits); placement module (students will have a period of placement in local schools) (20 credits). Applications are received all year round, but international applicants are strongly recommended to apply early. Applications are received all year round, but international applicants are strongly recommended to apply early. The deadline for the September 2015 start is 31st July 2014. Applications received after that date will be considered for start in the 2016-2017 academic year. The deadline for applications by home-EU students is 31st August each year.

Information for international students

Applicants who are not native-English speakers should have either an IELTS result of 6.0 or above, with no individual score lower than 5.5. Students with lower scores may undertake a pre-sessional English course at ELCOS the University's English Language Centre.

Fees and funding

Scholarships may be available. Please contact the School.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24-60 months
full time
12 months

MEd

full time
12 months
part time
24-60 months

PGDip

part time
24-48 months
full time
8 months

PGCert

full time
4 months
part time
12-24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment100
Dissertation (20000 words)

Course contact details

Name
The Postgraduate Ofice
Email
postgrad-education@bangor.ac.uk
Phone
+ 44 (0)1248 383275