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Masters degrees in Study Skills offer advanced training in the techniques for developing efficient individual ability and learning efficacy.
Taught MA courses are typical for this field, though shorter Postgraduate Certificates and Diplomas are also available. Entry requirements include an undergraduate degree in any subject. Work experience may be accepted in some cases.
These courses are an ideal way for you to gain experience of studying to Masters level, before taking on a large proportion of independent study or research. They are particularly helpful if you come from a background without prior study experience at degree level.
You will be trained in techniques and methodologies for research, introduced to the skills needed to write academic assignments, and explore different concepts for learning. Approaches on these courses are often interdisciplinary, with management theory, psychology and more being drawn upon.
As well as providing you with techniques for Masters level study, these courses are an ideal foundation for further study and research at PhD level.
You may also apply these skills to a range of working roles, such as marketing, teaching and counselling.
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Pastoral care is important and relevant to all teaching practice, but being able to learn, evaluate and critically assess is a real skill which can enhance your professional practice and lead you to explore newer areas of guidance and support to help your students get the most from their study experience and life. Read more
Are you working in primary education? Do you want to improve and grow your skills in order to start leading and designing study within early years education? This programme could offer you an ideal way of improving your knowledge and skills without leaving your classroom. Read more
Are you an educator of any description? Do you work in schools, youth work, community arts, adult and community learning, educational challenges, housing, planning, social work, link professions or organisations? This programme offers you the opportunity to further develop your skills and knowledge towards enriching your practice and promotional opportunities within this sector. Read more
The programme is designed for parents, teachers, therapists, care workers and other practitioners involved in supporting individuals on the autism spectrum. Read more
This intensive programme is for international students about to start full-time study at a UK university. This programme is more than just a language course, which is why it is longer than other pre-sessional programmes you might find elsewhere. Read more
Course Description The Introduction to Master's-Level Study online short course (Academic Threshold Concept), introduces you to the concepts and skills required for successful study of the Master’s programmes delivered by the Centre for Professional Practice. Read more
International hospitality is challenging, dynamic and expanding rapidly. Read more
This Pre-Masters programme is aimed at postgraduate students who need a year to develop or consolidate their language skills in academic English and to undertake preliminary study in the area of design they would like to study at MA level. Read more
The course is designed to develop deeper intellectual engagement with current issues relating the design, delivery, evaluation and administration of educational programmes in the Lifelong Learning sector. Read more
Are you interested in solving multiple and complex urban problems related to youth, families and schools? Would you like to earn a master degree in the field of Pedagogy? Become a policy-maker, consultant or researcher by enrolling in the master programme in Educational Sciences. Read more
With increasing numbers worldwide of international schools, and schools offering courses such as the International Baccalaureate, international education is an increasingly important phenomenon. Read more
Practice-based and underpinned by theory, our course is taught by a team of active researchers in education. Read more
Our MA in Leading Learning offers you the knowledge and skills required to become an inspired and inspiring educational leader. If you hold, or aspire to hold, a management or leadership role in an education or training organisation, then this postgraduate course will be of interest to you. Read more
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