University of Huddersfield

Education Global and Comparative MA

In this course you’ll explore the variety of perspectives on and approaches to education, enabling you to consider how this affects learners and ideas that travel across cultural boundaries.

Why Education (Global and Comparative)?

  • You’ll critically analyse how different institutions, societies and cultures define the key concepts of education, what is considered valuable knowledge and how it is learned. You’ll have the opportunity to develop an understanding of critical reflection and how to employ independent learning strategies to enable you to evaluate and inform your professional practice.
  • You’ll also have the opportunity to develop and deepen your knowledge and understanding of educational research and be able to use these skills in researching an aspect of global and comparative education for your dissertation.
  • A further key component is the ability to exchange and share learning with and from others; you’ll have ample opportunities to work with students from a wide range of disciplines and organisations.
  • The course is tailored around you. You can expand on your teaching and learning focus by choosing from a range of options to match your role, experience or organisation to help you progress as an informed, reflective and inspirational practitioner.
  • You’ll be taught by an outstanding team of teachers, and will have access to our extensive professional and academic network which feeds directly into course design and delivery and to excellent facilities and specialist equipment.

Entry Requirements

You should have an honours degree in a relevant subject at 2:2 or above, or a professional equivalent.

The University will determine whether a degree can be recognised as UK equivalent.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable

Career Prospects

This MA course provides you with a broad range of module options allowing you the opportunity to tailor the programme to suit your current role and/or future career ambitions. Successful study at this level supports you in your current role, helps give you the confidence to tackle a wide range of workplace challenges and supports you in taking advantage of wider promotional and developmental opportunities.

The course offers a recognised qualification, a br

Course Details

Core modules:

Comparative Approaches to Learning
Methods of Enquiry
Introduction to Action Research
Dissertation

Option modules
International Approaches to Early Childhood Education
Exploring Teaching and Learning
Understanding Curriculum Development in Primary and Early Primary Education
Children, Childhood and Society
Education, Society and Development
Mentoring and Coaching
Education, Extremism and Community Cohesion
Managing Learning and Development in Organisations
Developing Effective Leadership
Critical Social Policy in Education and Public Services
Special Educational Needs and Disability: Evaluating Policy and Practice
Understanding E-Learning
E-Tutoring

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