BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON

Education

M.A  |  Placement Year:   No

The Education MA at Brunel University London is designed for those with a broad interest in education and enables students to undertake a high-level, critical evaluation of educational theory and practice.

The course develops the skills and confidence needed to enhance professional practice in learning organisations.

Attendance (full-time) is required 2 evenings per week.

Attendance (part-time) is required 1 evening per week.

Classes run from 5.00 to 8.00pm.

This course is available as the MA in Education or the MA in Education with a specialism in:

  • Leadership and Management
  • Science, Maths, Technology (STEM) Education
  • Social Justice, Equity and Inclusion
Programme description

The Education MA at Brunel University London is designed for those with a broad interest in education and enables students to undertake a high-level, critical evaluation of educational theory and practice.

The course develops the skills and confidence needed to enhance professional practice in learning organisations.

Attendance (full-time) is required 2 evenings per week.

Attendance (part-time) is required 1 evening per week.

Classes run from 5.00 to 8.00pm.

This course is available as the MA in Education or the MA in Education with a specialism in:

  • Leadership and Management
  • Science, Maths, Technology (STEM) Education
  • Social Justice, Equity and Inclusion
Key Modules
  • You will learn to identify problems and questions in areas of interest and to design study plans or research strategies to deal with them.
  • You will undertake a high-level, critical evaluation of educational theory and practice.
  • You will develop the skills and confidence to enhance professional practice in learning organisations.
  • You will undertake a critical and informed evaluation of relevant research.
Module & Subject

The programme has a flexible structure which meets individual student needs and includes: core modules covering the central issues of educational study and research: Assessment, Learning and Teaching, and Professional Education. The option modules provide breadth of study and the dissertation module allows you to undertake a substantial, critically-informed, independent research assignment in a particular area of educational study.

Candidates who are successful on the MA programme, particularly in their dissertation, may apply for entry to higher degrees, including the taught Doctorate of Education or the research-based PhD.

The organising principles which underpin the programme provide links between the MA modules and our research strengths. These research strengths are in the areas of:

  • Professional Education
  • Enhancing Teaching and Learning
  • Inclusive Education

The MA consists of both compulsory and optional modules, a typical selection can be found below. Modules can vary from year to year, but these offer a good idea of what we teach.

Compulsory

Students must complete a dissertation in a named specialism to qualify for an award bearing a specialist title in that area:

Dissertation

All students must complete these two modules, unless an exemption has been approved:

Issues and Perspectives in Education

Disciplines of Education

Students to do the two modules specialist modules related to their area of chosen specialisation:

Social Justice, Equity and Inclusion

Social and Educational Diversity: the Nature and Implications of Social and Individual Differences in Education

Catering for Social and Individual Differences in Education: Policy and Practice

STEM Education

Issues in STEM Education

Towards Effectiveness in STEM Education

Leadership and Management

Coaching for Educational Leadership

Educational Leadership: Theories and Perspectives

Optional

Social and Educational Diversity: the Nature and Implications of Social and Individual Differences in Education

Towards Effectiveness in STEM Education

Catering for Social and Individual Differences in Education: Policy and Practice

Coaching for Educational Leadership

Educational Leadership: Theories and Perspectives

Entry Requirements
  • A minimum score of 55% - 65% or 2.75/4 - 3.25/4. Offers within the grade range are determined by the higher education institution attended.
  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 65% (min 60% in all areas)
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 1 years
Course Fee:  16200.00
Course Level:  POSTGRADUATE
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Brunel University London, Kingston Lane Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 3PH
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER