This masters degree will:
- develop your understanding of the gender dimensions of research, analysis, policy and practice in relation to education in low- and middle-income countries
- encourage you to reflect on theory, practice and research, critically review arguments and advance your own analysis
- encourage you to consider how developing countries connect with more affluent and powerful regions of the world
- enable you to research aspects of education, gender and international development of personal and/or professional importance.
The masters degree provides the opportunity to:
- study a programme that is unique in the UK
- look at a range of current issues and debates, including discussions about girls' access to and achievements in school; femininities, masculinities and gender relations within education; the ways in which the state and society shapes the politics of gender and education; and approaches to social justice and education
- make a study visit to Paris (not included in the tuition fee), incorporating UNESCO and the International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP)
- study at least one module online.
Professionals with an interest in gender, education and development, who would like to reflect and build on their experience of working in these areas.Entry requirements
A good first degree or equivalent and, normally, appropriate experience in a low- or middle-income country.Core topics
- Gender, education and development
- Education and international development: concepts, theories and issues.
- Development education in the era of globalisation
- Gender: theory and practice in education
- Introduction to social research
- Learners, learning and teaching in the context of Education for All.
By coursework assignments of up to 5,000 words and a 20,000-word dissertation or 10,000-word report.Attendance
Mixed mode, including face-to-face sessions during the day and evening, intensive courses, and online learning.Where do our students go?
Graduates of this masters degree are currently working as:
- specialist professionals in NGOs and international development organisations
- teachers and education managers
- government officials and civil servants
- university lecturers worldwide.
- Education And International Development: Concepts, Theories And Issues
- Gender, Education and Development
- Economic Perspectives Of Education Policy
- Education and Development in Asia
- Education and Muslim Communities
- Gender: Theory and Practice in Education
- Introduction to Social Research in Health Promotion
- Learners, Learning and Teaching in the Context of Education for All
- Planning for Education and Development
- Promoting Health And Wellbeing: Planning, Practice And Participation
- Theories of Childhood and Children's Rights