Taught course

Education (Vocational Education and Training) MA

Institution
University of Huddersfield · School of Education and Professional Development
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree in a relevant subject at 2:2 or above, or a professional equivalent. The University will determine whether a degree can be recognised as UK equivalent. If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our [Where are you from](https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/where-are-you-from/) information pages.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

In this course you will consider the practice of VET from an international perspective. You will explore different philosophical stances on VET and examine the social, political and economic contexts including globalisation. You will consider how these impact on contemporary VET policy at national and institutional levels. You’ll be able to explore different forms and cultures of VET so that you will develop the knowledge and skills to critically analyse and evaluate a VET development through consideration of its context and by applying appropriate theory. You’ll have the opportunity to develop an understanding of critical reflection and how to employ independent learning strategies to enable you to evaluate and inform your professional practice. You’ll also develop and deepen your knowledge and understanding of educational research and be able be able to use these skills in researching an aspect of technology in education for your dissertation. The course is tailored around you. You can build on your current knowledge and skills and choose from a range of options to match your role, experience or organisation to help you progress as an informed, reflective and inspirational practitioner. You’ll be taught by an outstanding team of teachers; in fact, we were ranked fourth in the Guardian Guide for Higher Education in 2018. You’ll also have access to our extensive professional and academic network which feeds directly into course design and delivery and to excellent facilities and specialist equipment.

Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)1484 478249