Cranfield University Featured Masters Courses
Swansea University Featured Masters Courses
Full time See Course MA 1 year full time

About the course

Course Overview

Explore the contested nature of education by considering ideas from the philosophy, sociology, politics and history of education to develop a deeper understanding of the role of education in society.

Our masters course challenges you to think more critically about education. You’ll consider the nature and role of education in global times, its relation to society and whether it can promote social justice and engagement.

Some of the topics you might critically analyse include place-based education; education and the global economy and gender and race inequality in education.

You might choose to study the Practice Based Project, where you’ll have the opportunity to explore and reflect on practice in an educational setting (from museums to schools) to enhance your own expertise.

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Entry Requirements

You'll have an honours degree, or a postgraduate diploma or a professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to a UK honours degree. Other qualifications or experience may be acceptable if students are able to demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills to a UK honours degree standard.

Overseas applicants language requirements:
International applicants need to demonstrate English language requirements at IELTS 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any component, or equivalent.


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