Goldsmiths, University of London

Course Introduction

This MA is designed for anyone working in education or a related field. It aims to enhance your understanding of educational theory and practice by focusing upon issues of culture, language and identity, and it is taught by internationally'renowned experts.

The programme aims to develop an inclusive and inter'cultural approach to teaching and learning across a wide range of educational styles, by interrogating current educational policies, curriculum frameworks, teaching practices and theoretical perspectives.

Its modular structure allows for specialisation in the areas of equity and social justice, curriculum policy and practice, language and culture in education, and the arts in education.

Course Modules

You have to complete 180 credits, made up from: a compulsory core module, Culture, Language and Identity in Education (30 credits); option modules (30 credits each); Dissertation (60 credits). Option modules: Children's Literature and Cultural Diversity; Race, Culture and Education; Early Childhood Education for a Diverse Society; Global Education Policies and National Cultures; Biculturalism and Bilingualism in Education; Teaching Language in Multilingual Contexts; Spaces of Practice (in association with the Whitechapel, Showroom Galleries and the South London Gallery); Progressive Leadership and Mentoring in Education; Policy into Practice in the UK Education System.

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA £6,140 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA £13,910 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA £1,090 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA £2,540 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least second class standard in education or a relevant/related subject plus appropriate voluntary or professional (paid) experience in education or community work. You might also be considered if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level. If English isn’t your first language, you’ll need to meet our English language requirements of IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in the written test and no individual test lower than 6.0) to study with us.