This MA is designed for anyone working in education or a related field. It aims to enhance your understanding of educational theory and practice by focusing upon issues of culture, language and identity, and it is taught by internationally-renowned experts- http://www.gold.ac.uk/pg/ma-education-culture-language-identity/
The programme aims to develop an inclusive and inter-cultural approach to teaching and learning across a wide range of educational styles, by interrogating current educational policies, curriculum frameworks, teaching practices and theoretical perspectives.
Its modular structure allows for specialisation in the areas of equity and social justice, curriculum policy and practice, language and culture in education, and the arts in education.
If you have specific questions about the degree, contact Carrie Paechter.
Modules & Structure
You'll develop new perspectives on education through a process of reasoned critical reflection, and you will be encouraged to apply your developing understanding of educational practices and issues in your own institution and elsewhere.
You have to complete 180 credits, made up from:
-a compulsory core module, Culture, Language and Identity in Education (30 credits)
-option modules (30 credits each)
-Dissertation (60 credits)
All sessions run in the evenings to accommodate professional teachers and educators with substantial existing commitments and workloads.
You may be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate if you exit after completing two modules (one third of the programme) or a Postgraduate Diploma if you complete four modules (two thirds of the programme).
Practitioners who already have existing M-level credits from any institution may transfer these on to the MA.
The programme will enable you to develop:
-enhanced understanding and critical awareness of educational theory and practice
-critical reflection skills
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You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least second class standard in education or a relevant/related subject plus appropriate voluntary or professional (paid) experience in education or community work. You might also be considered for some programmes if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level. IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in the written test and no individual test lower than 6.0).