Kingston University London - Music Education MA

Kingston University London

Music Education MA

If you already have significant teaching experience in a UK school and are looking to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) without the need for further training, this Assessment Only (AO) route is ideal. The assessment period can range from 6-12 weeks depending on the individual. After gaining your recommendation for QTS, you will need to complete an induction Early Career Teacher (ECT) year at your supporting school.

You must demonstrate that you are already teaching at either a "good" or "outstanding" level against the Teachers' Standards and be ready to be formally assessed by a university tutor in your school.

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • Kingston University is an accredited and approved provider of the Assessment Only (AO) route into teaching and works with a number of partnership schools across the South East region.
  • This course recognizes highly competent teaching staff who do not have Qualified Teacher Status
  • You will have a mentor and receive structured support from your school throughout the assessment route.

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum 2:2 UK honours degree or equivalent (NARIC to be provided for overseas qualification). For secondary, your degree must be at least 50% in the subject you wish to teach.
  • IELTS of 6.5 overall, with at least 6.0 in Writing and 5.5 in each remaining element.

Career Prospects

Course Details

Your core studies will encompass key research and practice issues in music teaching and learning.

Through devising, delivering and evaluating your music education research project, you will develop and enhance your skills as both a practitioner and researcher. Alongside this you can choose from a variety of option modules and develop new skills to exploit in your own teaching.

You'll need to take all four compulsory modules, totalling 150 credits. You can then choose a further 30-credit optional module, to form a total of 180 credits.

Core Modules

Constructing Music Education in the UK
International Music Education: Psychology, Culture and Philosophy
Major Project
Researching Music

Optional Modules (may vary from year to year)

Advanced Production of Popular Music
Composing and Marketing Popular Music
Critical Reflection on Musical Performance
Music and Technology in Education
Performance Studies
Special Study: Jazz StudiesCore modules

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