This programme is designed for people who want to gain an international perspective on education. You will be studying with a wide range of people from different countries, with diverse career aspirations, and with varied levels of experience. What you will all have in common is an interest in education, and a desire to understand its functions in different parts of the world, and as a global phenomenon.
Programme Aims Have a critical understanding of key debates surrounding education as an international issue Make analytical comparisons between educational issues in different contexts, including your own
Global social justice is a theme of all strands of this programme.
The International Studies in Education programme is offered with a specialist pathway in Education and Development in collaboration with the International Development Department in the School of Government and Society. It follows the same broad lines of the core programme, but has a different focus and different compulsory modules.
Gunay was awarded a scholarship from Azerbaijan to study at the University of Birmingham. As part of the MA programme she worked in schools in England.
Gunay is a postgraduate mentor, you can contact her online with questions or read further about her experience at the University of Birmingham on her mentor page: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk/mentor/gunay-farzaliyeva/
Milla-Lotta is a Finnish student who is passionate about education and international development. She did her undergraduate degree in Childhood, Culture and Education at the University of Birmingham and is now completing her Masters degree in International Studies in Education (Education and Development). She has particular interest in issues of children's rights.
Milla-Lotta is a postgraduate mentor, you can contact her online with questions or read further about her experience at the University of Birmingham on her mentor page: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk/mentor/milla-lotta-huhtala/
A degree or equivalent qualification. Please refer to View Website for more information.
£6,210 FT, £2,070 per year PT (UK/EU); £14,140 (overseas)
Recipient: University of Birmingham
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