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Education Studies

This course is ideal for those who want to build a broad-based study of education without specialising early in a single area. The flexible nature of the course they are carrying out as part of their current professional role, such as curriculum development or school or workplace improvement.

Entry requirements

Degree or relevant professional qualification or a combination of qualifications and experience demonstrating capacity for postgraduate study.

For postgraduate studies, the University of Strathclyde requires a minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 (no individual test score below 6.0) or equivalent. Tests are valid for two years.
A degree or relevant professional qualification or a combination of qualifications and experience demonstrating capacity for postgraduate study.

Course modules

Semester 1 core modules: Thinking about education; research methods and reasoning. Optional modules: Language learning in a multilingual world; supporting literacy development; technology enhanced learning: theory and practice; conceptions of leadership; understanding inclusive education; taking action: child, family and community efficacy.

Semester 2 core modules: Globalisation, society and education policy; frameworks for understanding learning. Optional modules: Contemporary issues in language teaching; creativity, literacies and social-emotional development; curriculum innovation with technology: designing for context; leadership for learning; providing effective educational support; listening to children and hearing their voices.
Compulsory modules: Research methods and reasoning.

Elective modules: Curricular studies; early years pedagogy; inclusion; policy and management; health, wellbeing and sustainability; philosophy with children; dissertation.

Assessment methods

You'll be assessed through written coursework that draws on academic study and reflection on practical experiences in education.

You'll be individually supported to write a 12,000 to 15,000-word dissertation on a negotiated topic of interest.

Fees

The course fees for students from Scotland or the EU are £4,800 per academic year. The course fees for students from the rest of the UK are £9,000 per academic year. For international students, the course fees are £13,500 per academic year.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time 12 Months
MEd Part-time September 2017 3,000 (Year 1) Wales 36 36 Months
MEd Part-time January 2018 3,000 (Year 1) England 36 36 Months
MEd Part-time January 2018 1,600 (Year 1) EU 36 36 Months
MEd Part-time January 2018 3,000 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 36 36 Months
MEd Part-time September 2017 3,000 (Year 1) England 36 36 Months
MEd Part-time January 2018 1,600 (Year 1) Scotland 36 36 Months
MEd Part-time September 2017 1,600 (Year 1) EU 36 36 Months
MEd Part-time January 2018 3,000 (Year 1) Wales 36 36 Months
MEd Part-time September 2017 3,000 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 36 36 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 9,000 (Year 1) England 12 12 Months
MEd Part-time September 2017 1,600 (Year 1) Scotland 36 36 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 4,800 (Year 1) EU 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 13,500 (Year 1) International 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 4,800 (Year 1) Scotland 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 9,000 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 9,000 (Year 1) Wales 12 12 Months

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