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MA Comparative Education (Part-Time)

 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Part Time

 Duration
2 Years
 Start month
September

 Tuition fee

International
15525 GBP
National
7145 GBP
EU
75 GBP

Application fee

International 75 GBP
National 75 GBP
EU 75 GBP
Department
Education, Practice & Society
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92

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About this course

The Comparative Education MA will enhance a student's awareness of education systems, traditions and issues in a number of countries, helping them to understand the relationships between education and other social phenomena by introducing the concepts and skills the student needs for systematic comparison.

  • The Department of Education, Practice and Society is a multidisciplinary department at UCL Institute of Education bringing together a diverse community of researchers with expertise in the social sciences who have a common interest in exploring learning in all its guises (formal, non-formal and informal).
  • The department has extensive expertise and experience in research, knowledge transfer and consultancy in the UK, Europe and Asia, working closely with transnational bodies, such as, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, government departments (Department for Education, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills) as well as with regional organisations, employer organisations, national institutes, and international organisations.
  • UCL's Higher and Lifelong Education programmes provide high level academic and professional education for those working in management, human resource development, teaching, training and policy positions in any aspect of lifelong learning. They are taught by leading academics with extensive experience in research, policy and practice.

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Eligibility Criteria

Normally a minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required.

English Language Requirements
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is:Special. Only the IELTS or a pass to the required standard in the Institute of Education's pre-sessional English (PASHE) course are accepted. 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.

 

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Course Modules

Core Modules

  • Comparative Education: Theories and Methods
  • Education and Development in Asia
  • Education Traditions and Systems in Europe

Options

  • Doing and Using Educational Leadership and Management Research
  • Education and international Development: Concepts, Theories and Issues
  • Education and Muslim Communities
  • Learners, Learning and Teaching in the Context of Education for All
  • Minorities, Migrants and Refugees in National Education Systems
  • Planning for Education and Development
  • Policy, Research and Pedagogy in Adult Literacy

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How to Apply

Please read carefully the following application process guidelines, if you are considering applying to graduate taught programmes at UCL.

1. Identify the degree programme at UCL you wish to study
All graduate taught programmes offered at UCL are listed in the taught degrees section.


2. Check the entry requirements
Check that you meet the entry requirements for the programme you are interested in:

  • View academic entry requirements in the relevant programme entry of the Graduate Prospectus
  • Find out which qualifications UCL accepts from other countries (select your country from the map)
  • Check UCL’s English language proficiency requirements, if your previous education has not been conducted in English.
  • If you have additional questions, a contact name, telephone number and email address is given for each programme on the relevant page of the Graduate Prospectus.

3. Check application deadlines

  • Check application deadlines for your programme of interest. Please note that programmes close at 5pm London time on the date advertised.
  • In general, you should apply as soon as you can as many programmes fill up before the deadline. If the programme is full it will not appear as an option in the online application system
  • Consider funding application deadlines, if this applies to you.

4. Submit your application online

  • Apply directly to UCL for most graduate programmes
  • Apply for Teacher Training programmes
  • You must submit your application yourself and not via an agency.
  • Applications must be supported by:
  • two references from people who are able to comment on your suitability for the programme for which you are applying;
  • transcripts (in English) for all qualifications that are relevant to your application;
  • English language certificate (if applicable)
  • See a list of what you need to apply.
  • Please note that references must be received within two weeks of the programme deadline in order for you to have the best chance of being considered.

5. Await decision
You will be able to track the progress of your application via the UCL Applicants Portal (log-in required).

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