About this course
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this course, graduates should be able to:
- Demonstrate an advanced theoretical understanding and knowledge of current research, debates, policies and practices in education from a multidisciplinary and global perspective.
- Critically analyse educational theories, debates, policies and practice through evidence based research.
- Evaluate the social, cultural, political and historical contexts informing education policies and practices.
- Evaluate and communicate contemporary educational research ideas and findings to the wider educational community.
Application of knowledge and skills
- Critique and apply multidisciplinary educational theories and evidence based research to inform policy and/or improve professional practice.
- Apply specialised theoretical understanding and knowledge of current research, debates, policies and practices in education from a multidisciplinary and global perspective.
- Plan and execute an education research based project, or produce a piece of education research scholarship within their area of specialisation.
Graduates of the Master of Education will develop the following set of generic skills:
- Critical reasoning and thinking.
- Problem solving.
- Evidence based decision making.
- Creativity and innovation.
- Teamwork and professional collaboration.
- Self-reflection, career awareness and lifelong learning.
- Active and participatory citizenship.
Graduates of the Master of Education will have the necessary attributes to:
- evaluate contemporary educational issues and approaches from a range of disciplinary perspectives, including sociological, economical, psychological and pedagogical perspectives (academic distinction).
- contribute to discussions and debates associated with the role of education in addressing contemporary local, national and global issues (global citizenship).
- promote social justice, employability, career awareness, wellbeing and citizenship through educational policy and practice (integrity and self awareness).
- be creative, innovative, self directed and lifelong learners, able to link theory and practice and respond to the changing educational landscape (integrity and self awareness).
Last updated: 17 August 2022