University of Huddersfield

Education Teaching and Learning MA

On this course you’ll focus on developing your professional knowledge and understanding of practice related to your own context in formal education. It will help you to understand how a teachers’ role is constructed. What teacher identities are and how these shape the role of teachers. You’ll have the opportunity to gain research skills and reflective awareness. The course can help you progress into middle and senior management roles within a wide range of educational settings.

Why Education (Teaching and Learning)?

  • 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 develop and deepen your knowledge and understanding of educational research and be able be able to use these skills in researching an aspect of teaching and learning 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 broadening of horizons and a chance to pursue particular areas of interest.

Course Details

Core modules:

Exploring Teaching and Learning
Methods of Enquiry
Introduction to Action Research
Dissertation

Option modules

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

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