The MA Educational Practice and Research is suitable for school teachers, further education lecturers and other educational practitioners working in the UK at various stages of their careers, who wish to extend their continuing professional development activities through studying for a Master's degree.
The award of MA Educational Practice and Research requires successful completion of 180 MA credits. The programme builds on participants' existing interests and expertise and is taught during evenings and weekends. This flexible and personalised study pattern will complement professional work commitments. Participants are encouraged to carry out research to achieve greater understanding and innovation of course materials with the support of academic staff with expertise in conducting qualitative and quantitative studies. A dissertation component allows students to develop expertise in an area of their choice.
UEA's range of teaching and assessment methods facilitate a supportive, learning community. This particular programme draws on a long-standing innovative research culture in the School of Education and Lifelong Learning and on its excellence in professional education and training. The School is one of the UK's leading centres for research and teaching in education, offering a distinctive range of programmes at Postgraduate level with a diverse community of practitioners, scholars and academics who teach, research, and provide professional development.
UEA graduates enjoy excellent employment prospects. A high proportion of our Masters graduates occupy senior posts in schools, universities and ministries all over the world. UEA also provides a professional Careers Centre and School Academic Careers Adviser.