UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This course will introduce students to ways of critically analysing education policy within a broad social, economic and political context, considering contemporary developments in education policy in institutional, local, national and global contexts. It will enable them to explore existing policy issues and practices, and apply the insights provided to their own experiences.

Course Modules

Core modules: Sociology of education; understanding education policy. Options: Economic perspectives of education policy; gender, education and development; gender, sexuality and education; rights and education; sociology of 'race' and education; theoretical foundations of educational ideas; understanding education research.

Course Additional Entry

If taking IELTS, applicants must obtain an overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in the reading subtest and 6.0 in the writing subtest.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £15,525  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,145  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Mixed Mode
MA (Postgraduate)
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)
4 years
Variable
MA (Postgraduate)