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The Masters in Education is a unique modular programme of study designed to support both individual and organisational development. While each subject area has its own unique focus, all are concerned with investigating contemporary educational issues in the light of economic and social contexts, appropriate literature and the shared experience of course members. The MA in Education programme is designed for participants who wish to deepen and refine their capacity to reflect critically upon their thinking and practice. A selection of modules is offered so that participants can select a programme that is most appropriate to the education context in which they work. The programme modules are therefore strongly practise-focused. It is a flexible programme that can be tailored to individual needs, within the framework of available modules and University?s regulations for postgraduate study. Course Content Enhancing your capacity for systematic inquiry is fundamental to the MA in Education. There is therefore one core module which enables you to develop the confidence and competence to embed inquiry in your everyday practice as an educator. This 30 credit module is Planning Practice Based Inquiry and it is compulsory for all course members. The course comprises four 30 credit modules and a dissertation. As well as general teaching modules, students are able to study a range of specialist themes including: ? Educational Leadership and Management ? Higher Education ? Human Relations ? Learning, Technology and Education ? Local and Regional History ? Special Needs Please note that all module details are subject to change. The School of Education welcomes approaches from educational organisations looking for a bespoke programme for their own staff, perhaps in collaboration with other local organisations (e.g. feeder schools, special schools, PRU, FE colleges, integrated services) to create or develop a local network of educators learning together. Assessment Each 30 credit module is assessed by a written assignment of 5,000-6,000 words or equivalent. The dissertation is an original piece of work and should be 12,000 ? 15,000 words (or their equivalent) in one of the selected modules or an approved topic. Course Structure The MA in Education can be completed over 1 year of full-time study or part-time over 2 to 4 years. For individuals The MA Education offers a flexible approach to planning your study. As an individual there are different modes of study available to you: ? Ten weekday twilight sessions over the course of a semester or academic year ? Five weekend days over the course of a semester ? Summer School * ? Available as an online programme in 2011 *Summer School takes place annually over a two week period commencing the last week in July. Summer School offers the opportunity to study one or two 30 credit modules in intensive teaching blocks, with continued academic support available during the subsequent period of self-guided study. Summer School modules can be combined with modules provided during other semesters. It is also possible to study four modules over two Summer School periods. For cohorts Staff from the School of Education will deliver the modules on your own premises or in a local community setting for a group of 10 or more staff, and sessions will be scheduled by negotiation with group members. These may take place in any of the following formats or a combination of all three: ? during twilight sessions after school ? on Inset days ? weekend or holiday day. We also offer a Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate in Education. Entry requirements: Applicants would normally hold a good first degree with at least second class honours. Other requirements: IELTS: 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each element TOEFL paper based: 573 with 4.5 TWE TOEFL computer based: 230 with 4.5 TWE TOEFL IBT: 88 (no less than 19 in any element) Applications Candidiates are encouraged to apply online at https:pgapps.nottingham.ac
The Masters in Education is a unique modular programme of study designed to support both individual and organisational development. While each subject area has its own unique focus, all are concerned with investigating contemporary educational issues in the light of economic and social contexts, appropriate literature and the shared experience of course members. The MA in Education programme is designed for participants who wish to deepen and refine their capacity to reflect critically upo...