Teaching and Learning MTL (Other Masters)

University College London the United Kingdom

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The award
Other Masters

How long you will study
2 - 3 years

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

Course starts
January, April, October

International course fees
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All study options

About Teaching and Learning MTL at University College London

This masters degree will:

  • support you in carrying out classroom enquiry as a source of continuing professional development
  • deepen knowledge and critical understanding about learning and teaching
  • enable you to use your classroom experience as a basis for study
  • support you in working collaboratively with colleagues to develop practice
  • develop your independent engagement with educational research which is related to your practice.
Features

This masters degree provides the opportunity to:

  • focus on your professional practice throughout the degree
  • learn collaboratively with other teachers
  • study with colleagues within your own school or neighbouring schools
  • develop your teaching within the context of your school's priorities
  • transfer credits from other awardbearing work undertaken at M level – for example, credits from PGCE courses.
Who is this programme for?

The programme is taught partly in schools to groups of teachers. It is for qualified teachers in all sectors of education who are interested in a practice-based programme and wish to undertake masters level continuing professional development. It is appropriate for classroom teachers and those with positions of responsibility for teaching and learning within schools.

Entry requirements

A good first degree and strong references from appropriate referees. You should be teaching in the UK for the duration of the programme. You will need the support of your headteacher for the MTL to be taught in your school to a group of participants.

Core topics
  • Developing professional enquiry skills
  • Teaching and learning
  • Assessment for learning and personalisation
  • Teacher enquiry – preparing the enquiry, reporting and dissemination.
Related topics
  • Inclusion
  • Leadership.
How are you assessed?

By coursework, including a presentation to colleagues, an action plan and rationale to develop an aspect of your teaching (5,000 words), and a 10,000-word report or 18,000-word dissertation on your teacher enquiry.

Attendance

Mixed mode, including online learning, school-based sessions and occasional evening face-to-face sessions.

Where do our students go?

Graduates of this masters degree are currently working as:

  • classroom teachers
  • middle leaders
  • senior school leaders.

 

Core modules
  • Developing Professional Enquiry Skills
  • Teaching And Learning, Personalisation And Assessment For Learning
  • Teaching And Learning, Personalisation And Assessment For Learning
  • Teaching And Learning, Personalisation And Assessment For Learning
Recommended modules
  • Teacher Enquiry Part 2 – Presenting The Enquiry, Impact And Dissemination

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardOther MastersHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study2 - 3 years
    Course startsJanuary, April, OctoberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

1. Students are normally required to have a minimum overall IELTS score of 7.0 for direct entry, with a score of no lower than 6.0 for writing and 6.5 for reading. 2. A good first degree and strong references from appropriate referees. You should be teaching in the UK for the duration of the programme. You will need the support of your headteacher for the MTL to be taught in your school to a group of participants.

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