Entry requirements

You will be required to have:

  • a good undergraduate degree in education or social sciences
  • GCSE English at grade C/grade 4 or higher (or equivalent)

All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Why study this course?

Our Education MA course wil help you to develop the knowledge and skills needed to progress within, or begin, a career in education. You'll be taught an academic framework that will help you analyse educational issues and develop your own professional practice. In the most recent (2015-16) Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey, 100% of graduates from this course were in work or further study within six months.

More about this course

This masters course has been specially designed to introduce you to the academic debates associated with education. Successful completion of the course will help you progress within your current education role or start a new career in the sector.

Your own experience of different UK and international contexts will be used to enrich your learning in class. You'll study the key influences on education in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in order to develop the intellectual tools you need to engage with the current education policy and provision.

We'll teach you how the school curriculum is led and managed. This will help you understand the purporses of the curriculum and how it influences pupils' learnng.

Assessment

You are assessed via coursework (one essay of 6,000 words or two essays of 3,000 words) or presentations, as well as the dissertation.

Modular structure

Core modules include:

  • Critical Theory and Education (core, 20 credits)
  • Curriculum Leadership (core, 20 credits)
  • Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment (core, 20 credits)

Please refer to the course page on the London Met website for the full list of modules.

After the course

The course will be of benefit to anyone with an interest in education, whether as a parent, teacher, researcher, community worker or education administrator. Recent graduates have gone on to careers in the education sector as deputy head teachers, special needs teachers, and behaviour management co-ordinators.

Information for international students

All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
See the course page on the London Met website for fee information
International students
See the course page on the London Met website for fee information

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24+ months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Office
Email
admissions@londonmet.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7133 4200