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Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time, 5 years flexible
Education (11)

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The Comparative Education MA programme at UCL offers a comprehensive exploration of the global education landscape. Through a multidisciplinary approach, students delve into the controversies and debates surrounding education systems worldwide. The programme covers topics such as education policy, skill formation, and social inclusion, giving students a deep understanding of the relationship between education and society. With a wide range of optional modules to choose from, students have the flexibility to tailor their studies to their interests. Graduates of the programme have gone on to work in prestigious organizations such as the OECD and the European Commission, as well as in education businesses and consultancies worldwide. A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree is required for admission.

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Are you passionate about shaping the future of education? Do you want to delve into the intricate world of policy and politics that drive change? Our cutting-edge Master's Programme in Comparative Education is designed to provide you with profound insights into the dynamics of education policy and politics across OECD (the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries (and beyond). Uncover the factors driving change, the forces shaping education systems, and the dynamics of stakeholders. With our programme, you will grasp the nuances of evidence-based strategies, change management, innovation, and sustainable progress in education.

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Entry Requirements

Normally a minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required.


UK tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £12,700
Part-time: £6,350

Overseas tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £28,100
Part-time: £14,050

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