This course enhances your knowledge, skills and understanding in specialist areas of education. It enables you to develop your critical engagement in specific areas of interest, such as Leadership, Special Educational Needs, Early Years and issues related to classroom studies.
The Education Social Justice course will consider the impact of policy on practice, educational welfare in disadvantaged and vulnerable groups and partnerships with professionals from other sectors.
The MA Education will allow you to gain further knowledge and understanding in areas of working with children and adults in a wide variety of local authority or social care settings as well as in nurseries, schools and colleges.
For those already in work, the part-time route will support promotion to leadership and management roles. Our names awards will enable students to progress to doctoral study in specific specialist areas.
Studying on this course will able you to apply your own area of interest or practice to specific areas of study and to develop in the direction which interests you. You will learn through a variety of ways including workshops, seminars, online learning and through tutorial support.
For those not working in educational settings, e.g. full-time home and international students, you will be given the opportunity to attend placements to support your learning. International students will be provided with additional supports in the first term of study with additional group sessional and tutorials.
For part-time students this blended learning course will allow you to study around your work commitments with a combination of face-to-face sessions as well as online support and activities.
On the MA Education courses you will be taught by experts in the fields of Education, Special Educational Needs, Diversity and Social Justice and Early Years. You will be supervised by staff who are publishing in current journals and have written books in these areas. Additionally you will meet staff who have had previous employment in Educational and Social Care settings and are able to relate theory to a practice context.