University of Huddersfield

Teaching in Lifelong Learning Top-up MA

The course is designed to develop deeper intellectual engagement with current issues relating the design, delivery, evaluation and administration of educational programmes in the Lifelong Learning sector. It aims to enhance the professional standing and critical understanding of those working in the sector in a range of professional roles.

The course operates as a top-up to previous achievement at postgraduate level and requires you to undertake a single 60 credit dissertation module. Previous experience and appropriate level understanding of educational research methods for example, previous achievement in a postgraduate level research methods module, is essential.

Titles of work undertaken by students on this course have included: * A case study of youth disaffection at an independent alternative school in North West England. * A critical evaluation of the efficacy of Restorative Practice (RP) in place at a high school in a northern city in the United Kingdom.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • an Honours degree (2:2 or above) or an equivalent professional qualification.
  • a Postgraduate Diploma in Education or equivalent award, containing 120 credits at Masters level, or a Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant field and evidence of successful teaching experience .
  • 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.

In addition you must also:

  • evidence an appropriate level of understanding of educational research methods
  • have experience of teaching, training or working in a relevant organisation in lifelong learning or in a related sector
  • complete a satisfactory interview

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

Dissertation

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