Taught course

Effective Learning and Teaching

Institution
UCL Institute of Education · Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required together with at least two years of full-time teaching experience and/or a recognised teaching qualification (for example, PGCE).

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: Good.

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

September

Course content

This MA explores how effective learning happens, what influences it, and how it can be facilitated. It invites systematic reflection on participants' learning, and on how to promote others' learning through teaching.

The MA takes the profession of teaching to a new level, challenging assumptions held since schooldays and reconceptualising the purposes of education today.

Full-time: 1 year; Flexible: up to 5 years;

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
60 months

Assessment

This programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, games, discussions and group tasks. Assessment is through writing a critical review of a chosen academic article and through writing an assignment in which small-scale research into a selected area of study is analysed. Peer and self-assessment are systematically included.

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)20 3370 1214