Postgraduate

Education: Int Perspectives (Teaching Learning) MA

Education: International Perspectives (Teaching and Learning) MA

Full time: 12 months

Profile

The MA Education: International Perspectives (Teaching and Learning) will help you achieve a critically reflective but practical understanding of key current issues in teaching, learning and pedagogy in an international context.

Distinctive features of the course include:

  • the study of education and pedagogy in international contexts
  • the option to investigate learning in real classrooms
  • the chance to study alongside part-time colleagues who are practising UK teachers

The course is for teaching and learning professionals who are keen to develop their careers in all education sectors, such as:

  • nursery 
  • primary
  • secondary
  • tertiary
  • higher education

The course builds on a strong research base in two research centres. The research centres are in the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences:

It is also supported by the North Leadership Centre and draws on the expertise of many highly regarded academics. These include:

The Education: International Perspectives (Teaching and Learning) MA is one of a suite of courses. You may also be interested in:

The MAs are flexible in nature and you will have the option to study modules across the three different courses.

Delivery

The majority of taught modules are in the first semester, including some sessions which run in the early evening and on Saturdays. During the year there is a development to a greater element of self-study and semi-independent research and project work.

You complete the course with a research project focusing on a topic of interest to you.

There is an extended induction programme that provides you with support for advanced study. This includes assignment writing and information, communications and technology (ICT) training.

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Student profile

I love how much I have already learnt over the past three months. Within my course I have the amazing opportunity to learn first-hand, through others’ experiences of education around the world. With the majority of students on my course being international, I have been able to gain a global understand of learning.

Isabelle's student profile
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Modules

Modules for 2017 entry

Module changes

Module changes

Modules change annually to take account of:

  • changing staff expertise
  • developments in the discipline
  • the requirements of external bodies and partners
  • student feedback.

Most module information for 2018 entry will be available from mid-May 2018.

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Fees & Funding

2018-2019 fees

The fees displayed here are per course.

MA

UK

Full time: £7,200

EU

Full time: £7,200

International

Full time: £16,200

Find out more about our tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts.

EU students starting at Newcastle in 2018 will pay the UK (Home) tuition fee for the full duration of their course.

Funding opportunities

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any subject. Experience in an educational context is desirable but not essential.

Find out the equivalent qualifications for your country.

Use the drop down above to find your country. If your country isn't listed please email: international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

English Language Requirements

Select an English language test from the list to view our English language entry requirements.

Please email us at international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course. 

Pathway courses

Our Business and Humanities Graduate Diplomas will prepare you for Master's study at Newcastle. If you're successful then you're guaranteed a place on this Master's course. Depending on your level of English, you can choose from:

How to Apply

Use our Applicant Portal to apply for your course. We have a step-by-step guide to help you.

Start dates

The course starts in September. There is no application closing date for this course.

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.

Deposit

If you live outside the UK/EU you must:

  • pay a deposit of £1,500
  • or submit an official letter of sponsorship

The deposit is payable after you receive an offer to study at Newcastle University. The deposit is non-refundable, but is deducted from your tuition fees when you register.

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