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This programme will enhance your understanding of educational theory and practice by focusing on issues of culture, language and identity, and is taught by internationally-renowned experts.
Why study MA Education: Culture, Language & Identity at Goldsmiths?
This MA programme explores the significance of identity and culture in education contexts. While we draw on theories and research from other traditions, our focus is on how society and culture inform our understanding of who we are as teachers and learners, and how those identities impact on the teaching and learning process.
The programme is designed for educators at all levels, including those in informal learning contexts, and others interested more broadly in the field of education. It places a
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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.
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Founded in 1891, and part of the renowned University of London since 1904, Goldsmiths has a rich academic history but we’re also known for our creative approach. With world-leading research and high-quality teaching, a postgraduate degree at Goldsmiths will empower you to change the world around you.Read more
I only have fond memories of my postgraduate course at Goldsmiths. The student-centred pedagogy, underpinned by excellent guidance and support from eminent tutors, for me, were the key strengths of the MA Education: Culture, Language and Identity course. In addition, the eclectic mix of students in the Educational Studies Department contributes the rich student experience.
Goldsmiths has a fantastic quality that inspires through the feeling of being engaged in a vibrant scholarly community. As well as this, the cool brand tag, combined with the endless list of famous alumni from MP Tessa Jowell to artist Brian Moloko, qualifies the reputation Goldsmiths has, internationally.
I would, and I do, advise anybody with a creative ambition and drive to consider Goldsmiths as a stepping stone to that end. I’m now a Senior Lecturer in Education Studies at the University of Wolverhampton and I’ll be starting a PhD this year too (hopefully!).
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