Master of Arts Education Studies

Provided by Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

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Awarded by Bangor University


Course introduction

Introduction


Programme Objectives
The MA Education Studies programme will offer a course of study that is academically challenging and relevant to a wide range of educational contexts. The aim is to enhance students’ knowledge and conceptual understanding of a range of contemporary educational issues. A wide variety of teaching methods is used during the programme; including lectures, seminars and tutorials. The degree programme is assessed using a variety of methods; including essay, report, presentation, and dissertation.

The main educational aims of the programme are:

  • Provide a supportive learning environment appropriate to postgraduate study and research
  • Offer a programme that is academically challenging and relevant to a wide range of educational contexts
  • Enhance the knowledge and conceptual understanding of a range of educational issues
  • Share innovative and inspirational experiences that stimulate learning
  • Present a critical framework within which students can develop their own responses to contemporary educational issues
  • Contribute to the continuing professional development of students on each pathway – teachers and lecturers, leaders and managers

There are two pathways available in the programme, one for ‘Teachers and Lecturers’ and one for ‘Leaders and Managers’. Each pathway consists of four taught modules and a dissertation.



Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure


Adult Learners - Theory/Method
Intercultural Education
Research Methods in Education
Dissertation

In addition to the core modules, students will be expected to complete one more relevant fixed module dependent upon their career choice.

Students on Leaders and Managers Pathway

  • Students under this pathway will undertake the Education module following module in addition to the four core modules above.

Students on Teachers and Lecturers Pathway
  • Students under this pathway will undertake Placement module in addition to the four core modules above.



Entry Requirements


Entry Requirements
A UK Bachelor Degree with at least a lower 2nd class honours classification OR
An overseas degree-level qualification and grade which are equivalent to a UK honours degree with a 2nd class grade. A minimum of 1 year of teaching experience is required. OR
Candidates without a degree or required grade may also be considered on the basis of possessing other qualifications and having at least 2 years of relevant work experience in Education

Other requirements:
One academic reference
One employer reference
Personal statement/statement of purpose
 
English Language Requirements
IELTS 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) OR
TOEFL internet based test (IBT) 75 (Listening 17, Reading 18, Speaking 20, Writing 18) OR
Pearson PTE 56 (no element lower than 51) OR
Cambridge English Test Advanced - 169 (no element below 162) OR
MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE) OR
Pass MDIS English Placement Test OR
Letter from College/University clearly stating the Medium of Instruction of the highest qualification to be English OR
Equivalent
 



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


Full-time: 15 months
Part-time: 24 months 



Fees & Funding


Fees & Structure (Local)

 Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
 Full-time  S$23,005.00  S$700.00 - S$1,700.00
 Part-time  S$22,470.00  S$700.00 - S$1,700.00
Application fees: S$160.50

Fees & Structure (International)
Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
Full-time (15 Months)  S$25,145.00  S$2,700.00 - S$2,800.00
Application fees: S$481.50

Note:
# All application fees are non-refundable.
# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
# Local: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
   Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
# International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
# Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
# Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.
 

 

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