About Fees Study Entry Prospects How to apply Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education MA in Education Postgraduate - Taught MA Open for admission in 2018/19 Open for admission in 2019/20 Start in September Full time Part time MA 1 year 2 years How to apply About the course MA Education is a flexible programme for those who want to extend their knowledge and understanding of current educational practices, contemporary matters of debate in the educational world and key issues related to educational practice. The emphasis throughout the MA programme is to develop your independent critical thinking and problem solving. Using an inquiry-based approach, the programme is designed to give you scope to examine in detail topics that are of particular interest to you. MA Education can be studied one year full-time, or two years part-time. It helps teachers to develop the educational understanding, analytical skills and leadership qualities necessary to improve pupil development and achievement in schools. This programme provides you with the opportunity to learn more about curriculum, school management and leadership, as well as information technology and research methods. MA Education is also appropriate for international students who would like to broaden their knowledge and understanding of different aspects of educational theory and practice. We designed this programme to aid the professional development of experienced teachers within the context and atmosphere of the latest research in education. A wide range of specialist module subjects enables you to tailor the programme to your own specific needs. Our teaching staff Ally Dunhill Andrew G D Holmes Dr Fiona James Dr Josef Ploner Dr Lisa Jones Paul Hopkins Dr Sharron Wilkinson Come to an open day Grab a prospectus Where you'll study The location below may not be the exact location of all modules on your timetable. The buildings you'll be taught in can vary each year and depend on the modules you study. Hull Campus Click to view directions on Google Maps Get in touch Admissions +44 (0)1482 466850 International Enquiries Fees and funding Home/EU: £6,755 A new system of postgraduate loans for Masters degrees in the UK are now available. They provide up to £10,609 for full-time and part-time taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. For more information, visit our Postgraduate Loans page. The fees shown for Home/EU are for 2018/19 entry. The fees for 2019/20 have not yet been confirmed, and may increase. International: 2018/19 entry: £13,5002019/20 entry: £14,000 International applicants may need to pay a tuition fee deposit before the start of the course. Visit our tuition fee deposit page for more information. Graduate Studentship The University of Hull is pleased to offer graduates progressing from undergraduate to postgraduate taught study a studentship towards the cost of their tuition fees. Find out if you’re eligible by visiting the University of Hull Graduate Studentship page. International Scholarships and Bursaries For a list of all scholarships and bursaries for international students, please visit the International Scholarships and Bursaries page. We also offer an International Studentship Scheme Discount. UK and EU Scholarships and Bursaries The University offers a range of scholarships to help you with your studies. For more information, please visit the UK and EU Scholarships and Bursaries page. “The quality of the training I’ve received at the University of Hull, together with my school experience, was outstanding and most enjoyable." Simon Baldwin, PGCE (Chemistry) What you'll study You have the option of leaving the programme at the end of stage 1 with a Postgraduate Certificate in Education or at the end of stage 2 with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education as long as you have earned sufficient credits. Some modules are supported by visiting speakers and local school and education-related visits. Core modules Contemporary and Critical Perspectives in Education Research Methodologies in Education International and Intercultural Perspectives on Education You will be introduced to topics such as international and intercultural education, teaching and learning in culturally diverse settings; international schooling and higher education; local and global inequalities in education; and global citizenship and human rights education.. Dissertation Choose one from Inclusion and Special Needs Digital Technologies and Education: Key Issues and Challenges This module looks at the role of digital technologies for supporting teaching and learning. You will explore topics such as the history of educational technology, digital literacy and the imperatives underpinning the use of digital technologies in education. Early Childhood Leadership Here, you will discuss the theory and practice of leadership, learn how to develop leadership skills and consider the political and ethical aspects of leading teams and organisations in a complex world. Related courses MA in Education and Early Childhood MA in Pedagogy and Practice MA in Education and Digital Technologies MA in Education and Leadership MA in Education, Inclusion and Special Needs Education research degrees Our postgraduate degrees give teachers and other professionals the skills, knowledge and leadership qualities to make a difference to the lives of children, young people and adults. Strong partnerships with hundreds of schools, colleges, community organisations and early years settings. Our range of programmes allow you to specialise in a particular age range or area. We have strong partnerships for initial teacher training and offer a wide range of PGCE programmes at postgraduate level. Entry requirements A minimum of 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a related subject or appropriate professional experience is generally required. International students If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level. This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here. If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses. Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements. Future prospects Our masters students explore a range of current educational practice, looking at key issues and policy. Graduates leave with reflective and practical skills and the knowledge they need to contribute to their chosen learning community.