Taught course

Education Practice

Institution
De Montfort University · Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

  • 2:1 Hons in a relevant degree, not necessarily in education, but a good practical knowledge of education is required. applicants with a 2:2 and considerable experience in education will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • Evidence of prior practical experience of working directly with learners in an educational setting in either a paid or voluntary capacity
  • Clear interest in the course demonstrated with explanation and evidence in the personal statement
  • Strong commitment to working in the broad field of education throughout the duration of the course and in the future
  • The course can offer accreditation of prior learning (APL) of up to 60 credits to candidates with appropriate experience and qualifications such as a PGCE

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course is designed for those wishing to pursue or develop their career in the education sector, specifically in relation to teaching, leadership and educational management.
Aimed at teachers working in primary, secondary, further and higher education institutions, as well as graduates interested in pursuing teaching careers or other roles in the education sector, this programme helps to further develop any initial teacher training and is ideal for those looking to work and conduct research in the field of education studies.
By choosing this course, you can benefit from tutoring delivered by our practice and research-based academic team, which is recognised for excellence in teaching and curriculum design. You will benefit from working with colleagues who have developed professional partnerships with International Council on Education for Teaching and educational charities. Through access to our industry connections, you can also enhance your employability with placement and volunteering opportunities in local educational settings.
The course allows you to reflect upon the latest trends and developments in the field and consider how these apply to your own place of work, so we strongly recommend that all students undertake some paid or voluntary work experience in an education setting during their time on this course.
Key features
  • Designed for those wishing to pursue or develop their career in the education sector, specifically in relation to teaching, leadership and educational management
  • Explore education from a practical perspective exploring the links between theory and practice, research and policies and schools and communities
  • Our practice and research-based academic team is recognised for excellence in teaching, curriculum design and innovation
  • Tailor your learning through a range of optional modules including Leading and Managing Educational Change, Current and Emergent Issues in Education Policy and Technology Enhanced Practice
  • Benefit from our industry connections, allowing you to enhance your employability with placement and volunteering opportunities in local educational settings

Information for international students

If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent when you start the course is essential with no component below 5.5. English language tuition.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

MA Education Practice at De Montfort University will enable those already working in education and those interested in doing so to reflect upon the latest trends and developments in the field.

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@dmu.ac.uk
Phone
(+44) 0116 207 8443