This award is gained through taking an International Education focus for 50% of the study, including the Dissertation.
The programme is flexible to enable students to demonstrate an International Education focus in any of the 30 credit modules in the programme, although study might include the subject-specific Contemporary Ideas in International Education module. Students wishing to gain this award must have an International Education focus for the final dissertation.
Applicants must have substantial experience of practice in educational settings, or hold an education qualification and some experience of working in an international education context.
The MA International Education is offered as part of a suite of awards available through the MA Education Framework.
This programme is offered on a 1 year full-time basis, and part-time study for 2 or 3 years.
The programme supports you in developing your knowledge and understanding of issues and practice through enquiry and research. By examining international educational policy and practice and global issues that influence education today, this course aims to develop your knowledge of contemporary issues in international education. It engages you in exploring education for students as active and engaged participants in an interconnected world, founded on a disposition towards respect and concern for other cultures.
The MA International Education prepares graduates for professional advancement in a range of international educational settings such as schools, NGOs and charitable organisations.
By examining international educational policy and practice and global issues that influence education today, we enable graduates to develop knowledge and skills to progress into teaching, research, advisory or policy-making roles or continue into further research or doctoral study.
Taught sessions are built around discussion, discovery, shared learning and peer review with tutor support and expertise immediately at hand. All modules are constructed so that the focus of the work should be upon your individual interests and professional requirements.
*Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students. Please see the University’s Fees and Finance Policy (and in particular the section headed “When tuition fees change”), for further information about when and by how much the University may increase its fees for future years.
The University of Hertfordshire offers a great choice of student accommodation, on campus or nearby in the local area, to suit every student budget.
You would need to have an honours degree (2:2 or higher) or equivalent qualifications and/or experience. Overseas awards need to be recognised as equivalent by NARIC.
English language Grade 4 or above (Grade C or above under the old grading structure), or equivalent.
Applicants from non-English speaking countries must provide evidence of English language proficiency equivalent to overall IELTS Academic score 7.0 with 6.5 minimum in each band. For country specific qualifications, please visit our Your Country page.
Previous Masters level study is considered for accreditation through the APCL process.
Non-certificated Masters level study might be accredited through the APEL process. This must be completed prior to beginning study on the programme.
|Start Date||End Date||Link|
|23/09/2019||30/09/2020||Apply online (Full Time)|
|23/09/2019||30/09/2020||Apply online (Part Time)|
|14/01/2020||31/01/2021||Apply online (Part Time)|
|Start Date||End Date||Link|
|23/09/2020||30/09/2021||Apply online (Full Time)|
|23/09/2020||30/09/2021||Apply online (Part Time)|
|14/01/2021||31/01/2022||Apply online (Part Time)|