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Location: Main Site
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2019/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £12750
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Our Education MA is a flexible programme taught at weekends and evenings. Throughout the course you’ll have the opportunity to explore links between theory, policy and practice in education at local, national and global levels. Through engagement with current issues and debates in education you will gain a deeper understanding and develop new insights. You will undertake research and advanced scholarship in the discipline and have the chance to develop as a self-directed, independent learner with a refined ability to manage complex issues both systematically and creatively. Together with your peers you’ll explore innovative approaches to teaching, learning and assessment. By working alongside a team of tutors, who are also active researchers, you’ll gain an increased insight into the sector. You’ll study alongside individuals with interests in wide-ranging educational issues. There will be the opportunity to investigate the finer details of working in primary, secondary, post-compulsory or higher education. Alongside this you will be able to learn from library and archive professionals as well as those in museum education. There will be the opportunity to work alongside those in mentor roles, with Early Years teachers, playworkers or Children’s Centre managers. Studying with us offers you the opportunity to become absorbed in a student-centred environment. You will have the chance to apply your current expertise and shape the course to complement your professional practice and academic interests. The Education MA can be studied full-time (typically over 3 terms, 1 year) or part-time (typically over 2 years).
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Entry onto this Master’s Degree requires a minimum of a 2:1 Undergraduate honours degree in Education or another related discipline.
IELTS: 7.0 (with no skill below 6)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for York St John University, Teacher training and education. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.
About this university
The International Student Support team are on hand to help the students travelling from outside the UK on their arrival in York. Their services include a welcome and orientation program that includes different elements for levels of study and access to English language help for those to whom it isn't a native language. There are also regular drop-in sessions to help with matters such as finding work between classes, financial advice and help with immigration and visas. There is also a number of options to help students learn more about York and enjoy their time in the city including making use of local tourist attractions such as the Jorvik Viking Centre and the National Railway Museum. The Student Union is responsible for the representation of students at York St John as well as organising extracurricular activities. The union offer help and advice on a range of subject to its members including health and wellbeing matters, financial advice and even learning support. These services are based in the Holgate Student Centre. There is also a student union bar located in Phoenix Court offering a great place to meet friends and get hot and cold food and drinks. There are a number of sports clubs with considerable history behind them including the rowing club, founded in 1852 and the rugby club that was founded in 1883, also the biggest club on campus. The football club dates to 1883 and has featured a number of England international players while the cricket club is another of considerable age, dating from 1848. There are around 30 different societies on offer to students including performing arts such as drama and singing as well as interest and academic subjects such as psychology and primary education. All are in contention for the Society of the Year award awarded at the annual ball.