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The University of Sheffield


During this one-year, full-time course you will explore theory and research relating to learning, teaching and assessment and educational policy. You may not have professional experience in teaching, but there is a school placement module in an educational setting as an optional part of this course (limited numbers).

Entry requirements

MA: A good Honours degree in a related field. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules

Critical Issues in Education and Educational Research; The Practice of Research; Dissertation.

Examples of optional modules

Choose two from: Reflections on Practice in Learning and Teaching; Globalisation and Education; Globalising Curriculum, Assessment and Pedagogy; Developmental Psychology; Psychology and Learning Communities; Quantitative Methodologies in Educational Research; Qualitative Methodologies in Educational Research; Early Childhood 1: Development, Learning and Curriculum; Early Childhood 2: Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Education; Language Acquisition, Learning and Pedagogy; Language, Society and Education.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,500 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
MA Full-time £ 16,000 (Whole course) International 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2018 16,800 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2018 7,000 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years

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