This masters degree will:
- explore key political and philosophical debates that have influenced and shaped teaching and learning in citizenship, history or religious education
- encourage you to reflect critically upon principles and issues that relate to policy and professional practice
- explore contemporary developments in citizenship, history and religious education, and develop your thinking about the role of these subjects.
This masters degree provides the opportunity to:
- focus on your area of interest – history, citizenship or religious education
- strengthen your professional practice and career prospects
- take any module as a short, stand-alone course
- study some modules online
- prepare you for continuing your studies beyond MA, including work for an EdD or PhD.
Teachers of history, citizenship, and religious education; museum educators; and others interested in history education, citizenship education and religious education.Entry requirements
A good first degree and experience of working in humanities education (for example, as a teacher of citizenship, history or religious education).
If you do not meet these requirements, you may be able to qualify through special procedures.How are you assessed?
By coursework and a 20,000-word dissertation or 10,000-word report.Degree award
Students usually exit this programme with one of the following awards:
- MA Education (Citizenship)
- MA Education (History)
- MA Education (Religious Education).
You may also exit with a dual award, eg MA History/Citizenship Education.Attendance
Online learning, with optional face-to face sessions in the evenings or in the daytime on occasional Saturdays.
- Children's Rights In Practice
- Theories of Childhood and Children's Rights