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Humanities and Social Sciences School of Education The MA in Education is designed for experienced teachers, lecturers and educational managers in primary, secondary and further and higher education, and for other professionals working in education. The course is concerned with the development of critical enquiry and reflection in the field of education, and the development of professional knowledge and expertise. This modular course enables you to design your course according to your particular areas of interest. The MA has a core of compulsory research-based modules to support your studies and to prepare you for the dissertation. In addition, you select modules from the optional module programme (overview of choices listed below). Participants are either self-funded or supported by their employers, although international applicants are encouraged to seek funding from national or British Council sources. Course content All students complete two compulsory modules, four optional modules, and a dissertation equivalent to three modules. You have the opportunity to follow a specialist pathway in either: Curriculum Innovation, Change and School Improvement Leadership and Management TESOL (Teaching English as a Second or Other Language) The MA course is based on the completion of a compulsory element, plus optional modules: Compulsory element Reflective Professional Development aims to develop your reflective practice and provide you with an opportunity for systematic review of your progress, helping you to explore and document the coherence and progression of your experience of the course. Educational Research will enable you to develop knowledge of a range of research approaches, methods and techniques and to consider ethics in educational research. You will have an opportunity to develop your research skills through preparatory work for the dissertation. The Dissertation or Major Project will involve a piece of investigative research and will comprise approximately one third of your degree work. Your dissertation will focus on a research problem of interest to you. It need not be based in an educational setting and may be literature based, but should be relevant to educational concerns. Please note that there is also an alternative for creative practitioners and artist teachers, the Major Project in Education. Here is a selection of our optional modules - the options you choose are dependent on which pathway you would prefer: Leading and Managing People in Education Leading Change in Education Innovation in Learning and Teaching Challenging Principles and Practice in Curricula in Schools Language Acquisition ? Principles and Practice Language Teaching ? Methods and Approaches Descriptions of English ? Language in the Classroom Young Learners Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts in Education The Challenge of Bilingual and Multicultural Education Independent Study Credit towards an MA award can be made up of appropriate work completed outside the course, for example the Oxford Brookes Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Educational Practice (CAEP). Other work such as a PGCE taken at master's level, or the DELTA, may be awarded credits by the university in accordance with the regulations of the university's credit accumulation and transfer scheme (CATS). We offer a range of courses to help you meet the academic and English language entry requirements for this course and also familiarise you with university life. You may also be able to apply for one student visa to cover both courses. Take our Pre-Master's course to help you to meet both the English language and academic entry requirements for your master's course Take our University English course to help you to meet the English language requirements of your master's course For more information about these courses please visit http:www.brookes.ac.ukinternationalpathway
Humanities and Social Sciences School of Education The MA in Education is designed for experienced teachers, lecturers and educational managers in primary, secondary and further and higher education, and for other professionals working in education. The course is concerned with the development of critical enquiry and reflection in the field of education, and the development of professional knowledge and expertise. This modular course enables you to design your course according to your part...