MA Education (International) / Overview
Year of entry: 2016
- Degree awarded
- Master of Arts
- 12 Months. [Full-Time]
- Entry requirements
A good honours degree (minimum 2:1) or the overseas equivalent, in a related area. An initial qualification in teaching, if this is not formally part of your Bachelor's degree, would be desirable. Admission of candidates who do not meet this criterion may be approved if satisfactory evidence of postgraduate study, research or professional experience can be provided. Please contact the School's admissions office for further guidance.
Please submit the following documents with your application:
- Copies of official degree certificates or transcripts of your previous study, showing the subjects taken and grades obtained. If these documents are in languages other than English please provide official translations.
- Two written references, signed by the referee and on official headed paper
- A personal statement (one side of A4 paper) detailing why you wish to study the course, your experiences, what you can bring to the course and any other information that you see as relevant to your application
- Copies of English Language Certification, e.g. IELTS, TOEFL or Pearson test score report; WAEC certificate
- How to apply
This course has now closed for applications for entry in 2016. Applications for entry in 2017 will open in September 2016.
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The course has been designed for teachers and other education professionals, working in a range of educational settings. It will provide you with the opportunity to engage in structured study of, and reflection upon, the application of educational theories, ideas and concepts to a range of educational and community-based contexts.
It offers a unique combination of policy and practice-based perspectives on education located within the educational and other related experiences. It is taught by world-leading researchers who focus on the realities of professional practice using the social sciences. Course participants typically study the course in order to develop their careers in education through securing new posts, or promotion, in educational and education-related institutions.
- Develop critical understanding of key concepts in educational theory in order to enable an informed analysis of educational practices.
- Raise awareness of the influence of context upon education.
- Develop students' professional knowledge, understanding and skills in relation to their prior and emerging professional interests.
- To enable students to gain evaluative and analytical skills that will help them to critique education policy and practice.
- Develop capacity to engage in research to inform and develop practice.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2016, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £7,700
International students (per annum): £15,500
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
The School of Environment, Education and Development is offering a number of scholarships for 2017 entry. For further information please click here http://www.seed.manchester.ac.uk/fees/postgraduate-taught-funding/
- Academic department
- School of Environment, Education and Development
- Contact name
- Linda Williams
- +44 (0)161 275 2814
- Academic department overview
See: The School .
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