|Study location||United Kingdom, Southampton (Highfield campus)|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£15,920 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each band)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
The MSc Education currently provides two dedicated pathways leading the award of ‘MSc Education Management and Leadership’ or ‘MSc Education Practice and Innovation’ depending on your module selection. It is also possible to gain a more generic MSc Education.
The overall aim of this programme is to examine critically the relationship between educational research and educational practice in a range of learning contexts.
Broadly, the programmes:
Enable you to examine critically the nature of education, learning, teaching and educational practice in the context of policy through different perspectives such as: global, national, regional, organisational, institutional and through to the individual classroom;
Provide you with a range of opportunities for studying and assessing the relationship between learning theory and practice in educational and training settings;
Facilitate raising your levels of knowledge, perceptions and ability to reflect critically on a range of educational matters such as: values; globalisation; innovation and control;
Provide you with opportunities to engage with current debates in educational research
Offer you opportunities to study the nature of and issues related to educational research methodology and for you to develop methods and techniques of data collection, analysis and interpretation;
Enable you to consider the nature and influence of evidence and its scope to support effective education;
Develop your understanding of complex inter-relationships and roles within educational contexts such as leadership and management;
Develop your skills and abilities in critical and indpendent thinking and capacity for managing your own learning, development and employment.
The aims of each pathway are to provide you with experiences relevant to your needs as educational practitioners with a focus on a particular aspect of education.
Our postgraduate programmes offer you the chance to work alongside internationally respected researchers. We offer a flexible route to a master’s degree which allows practitioners to research and develop more effective practice across different areas while gaining an MSc Education.