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Department of Education, Programme Catalogue 2021/2


THED-APM33: MA Education

Leading to the award of:

  • MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATION

Mode of attendance: Part-time

Maximum programme duration: 5 years

[Page last updated: 05 August 2021]


NFAAR-PGT assessment regulations:
  • This programme has the following designated alternative programmes (DAPs):
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 11 [pdf].
  • Programme progression requirement: not applicable
  • Taught credits: 60; Dissertation/Project credits: 30


Modular - no specific semester: Taught Units

Designated Essential Units Click here for further information:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ED50326 Research methods in education 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits]

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 24 and a maximum of 36 credits from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ED50303 Assessment 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits]
ED50307 Curriculum studies 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits]
ED50311 Education in an international context 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits]
ED50312 Educational enquiry 1 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits]
ED50318 Leading and managing educational innovation 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits]
ED50319 Leading and managing schools and colleges 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits]
ED50330 Technologies for learning 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits]
ED50343 Educational enquiry (six credit) 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 24 credits from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ED50304 Education and society 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits]
ED50333 Understanding learners and learning 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits]


Modular - no specific semester: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ED50308 Dissertation 30 credits       [equivalent to 60 CATS credits]


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2021/22 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2022/23 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
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