Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Education (International Education) - MA

Institution
Birmingham City University · School of Education and Social Work
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

Applicants should have a degree or equivalent qualification, or professional experience that equates to degree level.

All suitably-qualified candidates will normally be interviewed, though this can take place by phone if necessary.Selection will be based on ability to benefit from and contribute to the course of study.

Exemption from some modules may be granted for appropriate prior learning.

We welcome applications from mature students and from members of communities traditionally under-represented in higher education.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Do you want to expand your understanding of international education in a fast-changing world? Are you looking to form the foundation of a future career in many different educational or training settings? If so our MA Education (International Education) course will broaden your existing knowledge and set you on the right track.

You don’t need a teaching qualification for this course and you don’t have to intend become a teacher. We take a flexible approach and encourage you to explore educational issues within an international context, helped by working alongside the wide range of students from both the UK and overseas who study on this course.

You’ll explore how the English education system works by studying the quality of learning and teaching on offer to pupils today. You’ll also look at issues aimed at improving education, management of the sector and research opportunities. While the International Education pathway from the Education Master's framework draws on the English education system, you’ll also have the chance to compare this with the situation in a range of other international contexts.

Information for international students

Students must be proficient in English language, spoken and written (help is available), and have a qualification equivalent to a good first degree or professional experience that equates to degree level.

If you are an international applicant you must provide us with a copy of your Good Conduct certificate as you may undertake supervised visits during the course.

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,800 per year
International students
£16,300 per year

Postgraduate students must find ways of funding their tuition fees and living costs rather than relying on government grants and loans. We offer further information on possible financial support.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

This course in intended to provide a postgraduate qualification for those with an interest in any education sector, including early years, primary, secondary, further education and higher education. It is also relevant to those interested in work-based training environments or those with a general interest in education.

Course contact details

Name
Pre-entry Enquiries Team
Email
courseenquiries@bcu.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)121 331 5595