Taught course

Education

Institution
Staffordshire University · Business, Leadership and Economics
Qualifications
MAPGCertPGDip

Entry requirements

  1. An Honours Degree (classification 2:2 or above).

  2. GCSE English grade C or above, or equivalent.

  3. For all stages of the course, it is necessary for you to be able to have access to the Internet (to allow Blackboard access and e-mail contact for communication with course tutors and administrators).

  4. Evidence of an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. (The university can process this application. However, participants will be required to pay the standard fee.)

Months of entry

January, September, May

Course content

The MA in Education will allow you to develop and enhance your own professional practice in education. It focuses on developing your practice in relation to the needs of your professional setting. All of the modules are designed to support your teaching and associated educational leadership practice in a wide range of work-place settings. This might be in a school, college, local authority, public service or community setting. It provides a programme that will inspire you and develop your passion for working in education, whilst extending and enhancing your own educational development. We welcome applications from individuals who wish to enhance their continuing professional development portfolios through engagement with single modules.

We value the knowledge that you have already gained through your prior experience and you are encouraged to contribute your ideas and experiences from practice in class sessions.

Information for international students

If your first language is not English, you need to evidence at least one of the following:

  • a minimum score of 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in the writing and listening modules) in IELTS (International English Language Testing System) as administered by the British Council in most countries
  • a minimum score of 550 in TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or 213 in the computer-based test. TOEFL results must include a minimum score of 4.5 for the TWE (Test of Written English)
  • Cambridge Proficiency Grade C

Fees and funding

UK students
£2,040

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
36 months

PGCert

part time
24 months

PGDip

part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Education Admissions
Email
enquiries@staffs.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)1782 294400