The MA Education and English Language has been designed for practising teachers, educators and others with a personal or professional interest in the field of education. The programme aims to provide opportunities for engagement with key theories, concepts and ideas in Education and English Language that link to the national curriculum.
The structure of the programme is designed to meet the needs of those seeking to develop a more academic understanding of Education and English Language. The combination of Education and English Language modules available allows teachers, educators and others to gain a named award and enhance their subject knowledge. The pedagogic framework provides theoretical and conceptual perspectives, including key ideas in Education and English Language that serve to deepen the learning experience.
The English Language route enables the development of an advanced understanding of key theories, concepts and ideas related to language issues in education that links to the national curriculum, and in doing so aims to inform and integrate with educators’ own work with the current GCSE and AS/A2 English language curricula. Taught by academics actively engaged in research in their fields the programme particularly focuses on linguistic and cultural diversity in contemporary British society so that teachers develop sensitivity, expertise and skills to cope with the changing demography of the country.