Taught course

Psychology and Education

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Education Studies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree in a related field. We may be able to accept a 2:2 degree if you have a minimum of 12 months' relevant work experience.

We may also accept applicants with a 2:1 honours degree in a non-related field who have a minimum of 12 months' relevant work experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This one-year, full-time course examines the challenges facing education in the 21st century, focusing particularly on psychological theory. You will look at the contribution of psychology to education policy and practice in changing international and global contexts.

Teaching

Two core modules and two subject-specific modules.

Teaching and learning takes place via lectures, seminars, tutorials, discussion, active inquiry and investigations. Regular meetings with a personal tutor support and encourage your learning and understanding.

A weekly tutorial and a Study of Education course accompanies the taught modules.

Assessment

There are no formal written examinations and assessment is by coursework and a 15–20,000-word dissertation.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
education-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 8177