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  MA Education


Durham University    School of Education

Full time September MA 1 year full-time
Education (11)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MA Education programme at Durham University. This prestigious course offers a comprehensive exploration of educational policy and practice, catering to both aspiring researchers and seasoned professionals in educational settings. The curriculum is thoughtfully designed to allow students to delve into a diverse array of educational topics, drawing from personal, professional, academic, and theoretical interests. With a strong emphasis on independent learning, students engage in lectures, seminars, workshops, and tutorials to develop critical thinking and research skills. The programme structure includes core modules, optional modules, and a substantial dissertation component, providing a well-rounded educational experience. Notably, the Department of Education boasts a dynamic learning environment with expert academic staff and a wealth of postgraduate resources. To qualify for this enriching experience, applicants need an honours degree at 2:1 or equivalent, with relevant experience also considered. Elevate your career prospects and academic prowess with the MA Education programme at Durham University.

About the course

Gain a clear understanding of the nature and significance of policy and practice in education, relevant to researchers as well as professionals in schools, colleges and universities. The MA in Education provides outstanding opportunities to study a wide range of educational issues.

A key feature of the course is the facility for you to draw on your own professional and personal as well as academic and theoretical interests, through being able to choose from a range of optional modules to study (see below). You will also be able to explore your own interests in depth through the completion of a dissertation.

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Entry Requirements

An honours degree at 2:1 (or equivalent). Significant relevant experience will also be considered.


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