Taught course

Education, Policy and Society

Institution
King's College London · School of Education and Society
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

Lower undergraduate grades may be considered in certain circumstances, for example if the applicant has a PGCE with master's level credits. It is recommended that applicants have some relevant professional experience, either in teaching or in other educational practice such as policy. However, applications from candidates who do not have any experience but who do have relevant academic qualifications will be considered.

In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Education, Policy & Society MA is an interdisciplinary course which draws on sociology, political science, economics and history to address the challenges of education policy and provision. It will give you a deep understanding of educational policy and processes in relation to issues of race, social class, gender and changes such as globalisation and new managerialism.

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Key benefits

  • Cutting edge policy analysis drawing on contemporary research.
  • Interdisciplinary and critical approach towards contemporary policy provision.
  • Explores models, skills and approaches in critical policy analysis and their relevance to practice.
  • Enables students to follow their particular interests and passion in relation to education policy and social justice.
  • Focuses on education in its widest sense, including schools, higher education, and informal and community education

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
sspp-graduateadmissions@kcl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7848 7000