Taught course

Global Education

Institution
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University · Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Academic background

An undergraduate degree (UK 2:1 or equivalent). Some work experience in education would be an advantage.

Minimum entry requirements

UK:

  • Upper second class (2:1) honours

North America:

  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA (out of 4) or 3.2 Cumulative GPA in the final two years of your undergraduate programme

Other regions:

  • Equivalent academic qualifications

English language requirements

If English is not your native language or if you have not studied in English at degree level, you will need to provide evidence of your English proficiency. You should normally possess one of the following qualifications:

  • IELTS: 7.0 (minimum of 6.0 in all sections)
  • TOEFL iBT: 90

In exceptional circumstances, individual cases will be considered on their own merits. You may be required to attend interviews or tests to further demonstrate your English proficiency.

If you miss the English language requirements by 0.5-1.0 of an IELTS band, or a similar number for other English language exams, you can be admitted to the programme after successful completion of our five- or eight-week intensive English pre-sessional course.

You can also apply to take the XJTLU English language test in lieu of an IELTS/TOEFL or equivalent. Based on the score, students may be admitted or may be required to take and successfully complete the five- or eight-week intensive English pre-sessional course.

Additionally, students may be required to complete English language courses on a pass/fail basis as part of the additional learning activity requirement during their studies at XJTLU.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Overview

With an increasingly mobile and globally connected population, the world is rapidly changing and faces many challenges. Education is increasingly borderless, and with this comes challenges of how to ensure quality. There is increasing demand for appropriately trained professionals with an understanding of the challenges faced by education and globalizsation as they interact together. The Masters of Global Education uniquely provides in-depth knowledge, skills and understandings through both practice and theory based modules, enabling its graduates to make a telling future contribution to shaping tomorrows global education needs.

Why should I study Global Education at XJTLU?

  • Internship in a Global Education environment.
  • Possibility to gain teaching experience.
  • Unique programme in China.
  • Brings expertise from the UK and China together.
  • Some exemptions from modules in the XJTLU PG Certificate in Professional Studies programme.

Knowledge and skills

Students will acquire a comprehensive knowledge, drawing on international contexts and perspectives, of the key debates and issues surrounding the development of global education today. This course will enable students to critically reflect on their own educational roles where appropriate, and acquire the necessary skills and contacts to forge a career in a global education field. International students will also begin to learn or improve their Chinese language skills.

Modules

Core modules:

  • Globalisation and Education: Critical Perspectives
  • Principles, Policies and Practices of Global Education
  • Culture and Learning
  • Educational Leadership.
  • Entrepreneurship, Educational Innovation and International Education.
  • The University of Tomorrow: Managing Change in Global HE
  • Internship
  • Language and Power
  • Dissertation

Additional learning activities:

The completion of additional learning activities is required to complete your masters degree. Normally, required ALA hours will be distributed evenly across each semester, amounting to 200 hours per semester. Part-time programmes will normally require 100 to 150 hours per semester.

Careers

Local HE institutions engaging in change, delivery of EMI programmes, Joint Venture schools/HE institutions, government agencies, non-profit organisations who need graduates with a comprehensive knowledge of today’s global education landscape. The ability to communicate in Chinese (for international students) will also enhance career prospects.

Closing date for applications (for September 2019 entry)

30 June 2019 for international and students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan

Information for international students

Scholarships

XJTLU offers a generous scholarship of up to 50 percent of the total tuition fee for all full-time masters programmes based on academic merit. Should you wish to apply for XJTLU master scholarship, please submit a scholarship application letter in your application stating the reasons why you should be considered.

Alumni discount

If you are a graduate of XJTLU, the University of Liverpool or Xi’an Jiaotong University, you will automatically receive a discount of 20 percent of the tuition fee.

Payment options

Masters students have the option to pay tuition fees in instalments each semester. You can also choose to pay the fees upfront at the time of registration, in this case a discount of five percent of the total fees will be offered.

You will be asked to indicate how you would like to pay the fees when you confirm your acceptance of the unconditional offer.

Fees and funding

UK students
RMB 90,000
International students
RMB 90,000

Scholarships

XJTLU offers a generous scholarship of up to 50 percent of the total tuition fee for all full-time masters programmes based on academic merit. Should you wish to apply for XJTLU master scholarship, please submit a scholarship application letter in your application stating the reasons why you should be considered.

Alumni discount

If you are a graduate of XJTLU, the University of Liverpool or Xi’an Jiaotong University, you will automatically receive a discount of 20 percent of the tuition fee.

Payment options

Masters students have the option to pay tuition fees in instalments each semester. You can also choose to pay the fees upfront at the time of registration, in this case a discount of five percent of the total fees will be offered.

You will be asked to indicate how you would like to pay the fees when you confirm your acceptance of the unconditional offer.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
30 months
full time
18 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
pgenquiries@xjtlu.edu.cn