Taught course

Education

Institution
University of Worcester · Institute of Education
Qualifications
MAPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

A first or second-class Honours degree in a relevant, cognate discipline

and

A wide range of relevant experience

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA Education is a flexibly taught masters course designed primarily for those who work or aspire to work in any field of education and training and whose aim is to develop and improve upon their practice, enhance their professional profile and engage in rigorous research and high level inquiry into their working context.

Whatever stage you are at in your career, we invite you to come and join our learning community as we move into a new phase of development in our postgraduate and doctoral offer. We will equip you as you enter the next phase of your professional life to achieve the excellence you desire for yourselves and those you seek to inspire.

Key features

  • Awards: The course offers the following awards: MA Education (180 credits), Postgraduate Diploma Education (120 credits) and Postgraduate Certificate Education (60 credits). These non-specialist awards offer maximum flexibility, with students able to choose optional modules from the full range available.
  • Specialist pathways: The choice of a number of specialist pathway awards, including: MA Education (Special and Inclusive Education) and Postgraduate Certificate Education (Mentoring in Early Childhood).
  • International and full-time route: This route meets the needs of professionals wishing to study and familiarise themselves with the UK educational environment alongside their own contrasting experience. The programme consists of three taught modules in each of the first two terms and a three-module Dissertation in the third term.

Information for international students

The IELTS score for international applicants is 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in each component).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr Phillip Woodward
Email
p.woodward@worc.ac.uk
Phone
01905 542043