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Department of Education Programme Catalogue 2022/23

THED-APM42: MA Education (International Education)

Leading to the award of:

Maximum course duration: 5 Years

Mode of Attendance: Part-time

[Page last updated: 05 August 2022]

Assessment Regulations
Applicable assessment regulations:
Applicable NFAAR appendices:
Appendix 11
Approved exemptions:
DAPS and exit awards:
THED-APL32: PG Dip Education
THED-APC32: PG Cert Educational Studies
Programme progression requirement:
Total taught and dissertation/project credits:
Taught credits: 60; Project credits: 30

Please consult your programme handbook or contact your Director of Studies for further information on assessment regulations

International Education strand -
Students wishing to be eligible for the IB Teacher Awards must take ED50303, ED50307 and ED50333.

Modular - no specific semester: Taught Units

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
ECTS Credits
ED50326 Research methods in education 12 Credits
Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
ECTS Credits
ED50311 Education in an international context 12 Credits
Optional Units: Select a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 24 credits from the following list:
Assignments must be grounded in International Education.
Unit Code
ECTS Credits
ED50303 Assessment 12 Credits
ED50307 Curriculum studies 12 Credits
ED50318 Leading and managing educational innovation 12 Credits
ED50319 Leading and managing schools and colleges 12 Credits
ED50330 Technologies for learning 12 Credits
ED50343 Educational enquiry (six credit) 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 24 credits from the following list:
Unit Code
ECTS Credits
ED50304 Education and society 12 Credits
ED50333 Understanding learners and learning 12 Credits

Modular - no specific semester: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
ECTS Credits
ED50308 Dissertation 30 Credits


  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2022/23 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2023/24 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
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