Taught course

International Education

Institution
University of Leicester · School of Education
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

  • 2:2 or above in a relevant subject, or equivalent.
  • You will need to demonstrate a minimum of two years' experience (not necessarily consecutive) in a professional role (paid, unpaid, voluntary) as an educator, manager, or a learning support role (or equivalent). If your experience in any one of these roles is less than 2 years, please contact us so that we can discuss the relevance of your experience for this programme). Applications are welcome from those involved in education at primary, secondary or tertiary level, as well as those working within other organisations, for example government, NGOs, museums and galleries. If you are unclear about the work experience requirement, you can discuss this with the programme administration team.

Months of entry

October, September, April

Course content

The MA in International Education is designed for educational professionals in primary, secondary or tertiary education, as well other organisations with an educational remit - for example NGOs, charitable organisations, museums and galleries. This degree will:

Enhance your understanding of contemporary educational issues, both national and international, with a particular emphasis on those which are of direct relevance to your professional context.

Develop your ability to reflect on theory in the area of teaching and learning and use it as the basis for understanding and improving practice.

Develop your ability to undertake small scale research.

Develop your understanding of ethical principles which underpin the design, conduct and reporting of educational research

This is the only course of its kind offered by a UK University completely by distance learning. The course will be delivered using the latest online technologies.

Studying by supported distance learning allows you to choose when and where you study, meaning you do not have to take a career break. We pride ourselves on the level of support we provide our distance learning students. Our award-winning library has world class facilities for distance learning students. You will have full access to our other support services and will be assigned a personal tutor. Out virtual learning environment Blackboard offers the course material and a wide range of study support material, and you will have the opportunity to join an interactive web-based community of fellow students around the world.

Information for international students

This course requires an IELTS socre of 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
Total £9,565
International students
Total £9,565

Please see the postgraduate funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
distance learning
24 months

Course contact details

Name
PG Admissions
Email
css-dl@le.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)116 252 3755