Applicants are expected to have a minimum of a lower second-class UK Bachelor's degree or overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, and an interest in education and learning about global and development issues. If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency. The English language level for this programme is: Special. Only the IELTS or a pass to the required standard in the Institute of Education's pre-sessional English (PASHE) course are accepted. If taking IELTS, applicants must obtain an overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in the reading subtest and 6.0 in the writing subtest.. Further information can be found on our English language requirements http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/life/international/english-requirements page.
Months of entry
The Development Education and Global Learning MA introduces students to a range of perspectives and approaches to development education, global learning and global citizenship. The programme offers a collaborative online learning environment through which students develop their own knowledge and skills, as well as interact with, and learn alongside, peers from around the world.
The Department of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment at UCL Institute of Education is a world-leading centre for geography, business, mathematics, history, reigious education, citizenship and science education. The department hosts top-rated initial teacher education programmes, innovative MA courses and a wide range of continuing professional development opportunities.
The Development Education Research Centre (DERC), which runs this programme, was established in 2006 with funding from the Department of International Development (DFID) to act as the hub for knowledge generation, new thinking and quality output on development education and related areas.
In addition to this programme, DERC conducts research and consultancy across primary, secondary, higher and non-formal education and supports a number of doctoral students. Students on the MA benefit from access to the most recent research and thinking in these areas, as well as opportunities to interact with an international network of educators and researchers.
Full-time: 1 year; Flexible: up to 4 years;
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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