Art and Social Science Course

Master of Arts Education Studies - Awarded by Bangor University, UK

Course Type: Master Degree | Study Mode: Part-Time
Keywords: Master | Education studies | education | part-time | Arts
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Course Detail

Introduction
Programme Objectives
 
The MA Education Studies programme will offer a course of study that is academically challenging and relevant to a wide range of educational contexts. The aim is to enhance students' knowledge and conceptual understanding of a range of contemporary educational issues. A wide variety of teaching methods is used during the programme; including lectures, seminars and tutorials. The degree programme is assessed using a variety of methods; including essay, report, presentation, and dissertation.
 
The main educational aims of the programme are:
- Provide a supportive learning environment appropriate to postgraduate study and research
- Offer a programme that is academically challenging and relevant to a wide range of educational contexts
- Enhance the knowledge and conceptual understanding of a range of educational issues
- Share innovative and inspirational experiences that stimulate learning
- Present a critical framework within which students can develop their own responses to contemporary educational issues
- Contribute to the continuing professional development of students on each pathway - teachers and lecturers, leaders and managers
 
There are two pathways available in the programme, one for 'Teachers and Lecturers' and one for 'Leaders and Managers'. Each pathway consists of four taught modules and a dissertation.
Entry Requirements
 
- A UK bachelor degree with at least a lower 2nd class honours classification OR an overseas degree-level qualification and grade which are equivalent to a UK honours degree with a 2nd class grade. Relevant teaching experience is preferred. 
- Candidates without a degree or required grade may also be considered on the basis of possessing other qualifications and having at least 2 years of relevant work experience in Education.