UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The course deepens students' knowledge and understanding of inspection and regulation models and frameworks; enables students to evaluate critically emerging ideas in inspection, regulation and institutional improvement; helps students consider the importance of values, equality and human rights and international perspectives when furthering their understanding of inspection systems and practices; develops critical and analytical skills in relation to: (a) evaluation and judgement (b) organisational improvement (c) consultancy and advice (d) the use of data and evidence (e) the use of inspection and audit; gives students access to and be actively engaged in the latest cutting edge research.

Course Modules

Core modules: inspection and regulation: principles, frameworks and context; recommended modules: designing, conducting and evaluating educational and social research; exploring educational and social policy; inspection for improvement.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree plus at least 2 years' relevant work experience, and an advanced level of ability to work in English. Regular access to the internet with suitable computer hardware and software is a necessity.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 - 5 years
Distance Learning
MA (Postgraduate) £7,392  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 - 5 years
Distance Learning
MA (Postgraduate) £3,370  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £14,785  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £6,740  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,392  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £3,370  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Part Time
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