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  Masters Degree in Education

Online Open University    Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies

Part time October MA, Other 3-6 years part time distance learning
Education (11)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the Masters Degree in Education, tailored for education professionals seeking to enhance their expertise and employability. Choose from three specialist routes – learning and teaching, leadership and management, or inclusive practice – allowing flexibility to switch specialisms after Stage 1. The final dissertation module offers the opportunity to delve into a topic of personal interest or conduct an extended literature review. With a focus on advanced scholarship and independent learning, this programme equips you with key skills highly valued by employers in the education sector. The credit transfer option streamlines your path to qualification, while the opportunity to earn a Master of Arts or Master of Education degree awaits successful completion. Entry requirements include a UK bachelor's degree or equivalent, Enhanced DBS clearance, and experience working with learners. Elevate your career in education with this esteemed qualification.

About the course

This flexible masters degree is suitable for education professionals who wish to acquire qualities and transferable skills that are highly prized by employers. There are three specialist routes to choose between – learning and teaching, leadership and management or inclusive practice. You can change your specialism after Stage 1, so you can study two specialisms within one qualification. The final dissertation module gives you the option of conducting a small-scale inquiry on a topic of your choice, or completing an extended literature review and research proposal relevant to your educational professional interests and practice.

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Entry Requirements

To study for this masters degree course you must hold a bachelors degree from a UK university or other recognised degree-awarding body, or a qualification at equivalent level. You must obtain Enhanced DBS clearance (or equivalent in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland).

Your spoken and written English must be of an adequate standard for postgraduate study.

You will need some experience of working with learners, for example in either the teaching, tutoring or a professional development capacity, the education advisory service, educational administration or an allied field.


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