The University is still planning to run our intakes as listed on the website, and we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
We are closely monitoring the Covid-19 government advice and guidelines. Should we become unable to start the course on the planned date we will be in touch with the new start date, which will be as close to the original as possible.
We are offering an exciting new course led by world-famous experts in various fields of education. Module 1 is already underway and is also available for a September start. The full programme is available from September 2020.
It will take approximately three years to complete the full MA, depending on the options taken.
Assessment in schools with Rob Coe, Stuart Kime, and Evidence-Based Education (30 credits).
This course has been written with Professor Robert Coe and Prof Stuart Kime, two of the foremost experts in educational assessment in the world, and is run by Evidence-Based Education in England. It has four units:
- Understanding Assessment
- Designing Assessment
- Analysing Assessment
- Leading Assessment.
The course is delivered by means of an online platform and is supported by peer collaboration and an online community. It is assessed by means of multiple-choice questions, a reflective journal and a critical essay. This module takes two terms and includes in school practice. It is available in September or January.
Modules 2-8 – available from September 2020.
- Module 2 – The science of learning with Evidence-Based Education (30 credits)
- Module 3 – Evaluating education policy with Becky Allen (30 credits)
- Module 4 – Classroom behaviour management with Tom Bennett (30 credits)
- Module 5 – Leading Teacher Development with David Weston and the Teacher Development Trust (30 credits). This module takes two terms and includes in school practice. It is available in September or January.
- Module 6 – Comparing Educational systems in different countries with Lucy Crehan (30 credits)
- Module 7 – Building a writing intensive classroom with Doug Lemov (30 credits)
- Module 8 – Research Methodology and a Dissertation with the University of Buckingham (60 credits). This module is compulsory for the MA programme and will be taken as a final module.
- Some modules run only in certain terms; you can make these selections on the application page.