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Location: Bedford Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/10/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £13000
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University of Bedfordshire has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This MA is designed for practising professionals, or those interested in research, in teaching and learning or educational leadership: usually in schools, the lifelong learning sector and universities.Its modular structure allows you to personalise your choice of units and progress at a pace that best suits you, with a final phase focused on educational research via a dissertation.The MA Education engages you with key issues in education and aims to encourage your evidence-based practice, as you make direct and meaningful connections between the course and your own experiences and aspirations.The course helps you to broaden your knowledge of educational ideas and research findings, as you identify and justify recommendations for further action. This places you in a better position to develop your work as a classroom practitioner or school leader.Intermediate qualifications available:Postgraduate certificate: 60 credits at Masters levelPostgraduate diploma: 120 credits at Masters level
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Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent. Applicants will normally be working in educational contexts.
IELTS: 6.0 (with no score lower than 5.5)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Bedfordshire, Teacher training and education. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.
About this university
There are an average of 3000 international students attending courses at the university each year. Help and advice starts on the website for these students with country specific information about applying as well as information about visas and immigration. Once in the country there is plenty to help them settle in including assistance with daily life matters such as finding a bank account or registering for health care. There are accommodation options and plenty of help finding work between studies. The location of the university in relation to London also means there are plenty of experiences for international students to enjoy. Extracurricular activities are organised through the Students Union which also offers support and advice for its members as well as representation. It operates a number of social facilities including bars and cafes across the various sites of the university. There are around 50 different clubs and societies on offer ranging from cultural and interest groups to sports, religious and even political themes. These include the Bangladeshi and Nigerian cultural societies and the Amnesty International club. Recreational groups include art, chess, computing, gaming and photography to name a few. There are also a number of RAG events during the year where students can volunteer on different projects to help the larger community and different causes. Sports clubs include recreational and team sports from traditional sports such as athletics and cricket to martial arts and even table tennis groups.