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The award
MA

How long you will study
1 - 2 year

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
January, April, October

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About Effective Learning and Teaching at University College London

This masters degree will:

  • examine various models of learning
  • deepen your understanding how effective learning happens, what affects it and how it can be facilitated
  • enable you to apply your knowledge in classrooms and schools.
Features

This masters degree provides the opportunity to:

  • learn about critical perspectives on teaching and learning in classrooms
  • experience active and collaborative approaches to teaching and learning in learning communities
  • access tools and opportunities for enquiry into your own and others' professional practice
  • take part in challenging, invigorating and thought-provoking discussions.
Who is this programme for?

Experienced teachers with an interest in enhancing learning and teaching.

Entry requirements

A good first degree, a teaching qualification and/or appropriate teaching experience.

Core topics
  • Guiding effective learning and teaching
  • Education research
  • Assessment for learning
  • Teaching and learning in classrooms.
Related topics
  • Educational assessment
  • Educational testing
  • Curriculum design and development.
How are you assessed?

By coursework assignments (including individual and group assessment tasks) and a 20,000-word dissertation or 10,000-word report.

Attendance

Face-to-face evening sessions, with some online options.

Where do our students go?

Graduates of this masters degree are currently working as:

  • senior teachers in schools
  • teachers in higher education
  • PhD students.

 

Core modules
  • Assessment for Learning
  • Guiding Effective Learning And Teaching
  • Investigating Research Into Schooling, Curriculum, Teaching And Learning
Recommended modules
  • Investigating Research Into Schooling, Curriculum, Teaching And Learning

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