Inclusive Education - MA full-time

Why choose this course?

    Here we will give you a challenging academic environment that is focused on bringing out the best in you.

    • Fit study around your professional commitments with our flexible delivery, including online and classroom learning

    • Develop classroom and institutional-level expertise through specialist inclusive education modules

    • Reflect on your own educational specialisms through strongly linked theory and practical work

    • Be inspired by experienced course tutors with track records in education research, theory and practice

    • Enjoy high levels of personal tuition and close contact with staff due to small group sizes

    Course overview

    The MA Inclusive Education is an advanced and flexible course which meets the professional development needs of experienced educationalists. It is directly relevant to the realities of working in different roles in educational environments, with a particular focus on inclusive education. Assignments are tailored towards your own working environment and experience.

    About the course

    This exciting and demanding masters course gives you the opportunity to develop a range of in depth skills – which are applicable in a range of senior and management roles in education and learning – and to specialise in inclusive education. This is a specialist award with two specialist modules: ‘Definitions and Perspectives of Inclusive Education’ and ‘Theorists in Action’. You will be taught by educational professionals and assessed using techniques including reflective accounts, presentations and essays. At all times this rewarding course is relevant and focused, preparing you for additional responsibilities in your current and future career.

    Special features

    • This course is designed to address the professional development needs of experienced education practitioners with a particular interest in inclusive education. The pathways and modules are flexible. You decide which route and which modules suit you.

    • The University of Bolton has a long-standing and excellent reputation for the teaching of education courses, and professional development in particular.

    • We understand that studying for a masters degree takes commitment and an investment of time, money and effort. You will be taught by experienced educational professionals and have one-to-one tutor support throughout your postgraduate studies.

    • You will benefit from small group learning as well as one-to-one support from tutors throughout your course, whatever your chosen route.

    • As well as excellent teaching facilities and a supportive atmosphere, the University of Bolton campus also offers 24/7 IT access and WiFi all students.

    Award(s) MA
    CodeX968-D
    Mode of attendanceFull-time
    Duration(s)1 year
    Start date(s)
    Entry requirements Normally, you should have at least an upper second class (2.1) honours degree and a PGCE (or equivalent)

    Two academic references highlighting their potential to produce masters level (Level 7) academic work

    All application forms need to be accompanied by a 250 words reflective statement

    If your study is supported by your employer, a reference must be provided by them

    If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). Click here to find out more about our English Foundation Programme.
    Awarding bodyUniversity of Bolton
    Location(s) University of Bolton:
    Deane Campus,  Deane Road,  Bolton,  BL3 5AB

    Programme Specification

    http://programmes.bolton.ac.uk/EDU0002

    What you will learn

    This course allows rigorous academic investigations into education, and issues in inclusive education in particular. You will acquire a range of advanced skills and abilities necessary to enable you to pursue the demands of your chosen programme successfully. You will learn how to explore educational research and make informed comment on the applicability, relevance and usefulness of theories, concepts, models, methodologies and techniques applied to practice.

    What you will study

    A total of 180 credits must be studied to be awarded the MEd in International Educational Development. You will need to study 5 core modules and a dissertation project plus 1 optional module from the list below.

    Core Modules

    Theorists in Action; Definitions and Perspectives of Inclusive Education; Research Awareness and Support Skills; Organisational Management and Leadership in Education; Curriculum Studies; and Dissertation Project.

    Optional Modules

    Work-Based Learning - Technical, Vocational, Apprenticeship and STEM; Theories of Action in Teaching and Learning in Primary and Secondary School Education; Management A - Human Resource Management in Education; Management B - Marketing in Education; Mentoring and Coaching in Education; Effective practice in the delivery of HE in FE; Global Perspectives in Education; Leading Educational Change; Transformative Technologies in Teaching and Learning; Research Degree Supervision.

    On graduation you will automatically become a member of the University’s alumni association, gaining access to a wide range of the University's facilities, including the library, journals and periodicals, as well as professional and employment advice throughout your career.

    This MA is particularly relevant to those wishing to work with groups of people of all ages, who are designated as having additional needs.

    A masters course at the University of Bolton will also help you to develop a number of career-enhancing skills in addition to your subject-specific knowledge and understanding. These include interpersonal skills, research skills, oral and written presentation skills, independent working, and time and project management skills.

    Fees, funding and finance information

    Home/EU Fees


     
    Year of study
    Total
    Entry Year 2016/17 2017/18
    2016/17 £5,400   £5,400
    2017/18   £5,400 £5,400
    More Home/EU Fee information

    International Fees


     
    Year of study
    Total
    Entry Year 2016/17 2017/18
    2016/17 £11,250   £11,250
    2017/18   £12,000 £12,000
    More International Fee information

    Contact Us

    For an informal discussion and further details about the course please contact:

    Dr Daniela Bacova (Programme Leader)
    Tel: +44 (0)1204 903219

    For general information about the university and how to apply please contact:

    Enquiry Team (University of Bolton)
    Tel: +44 (0)1204 903903

    http://www.bolton.ac.uk

    How to Apply

    You can now apply for many of our courses using our online application process. To see if you can apply online or for more information as to how to proceed with your application click on one of the links below.

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    Course Overview

    Why choose this course?

      Here we will give you a challenging academic environment that is focused on bringing out the best in you.

      • Fit study around your professional commitments with our flexible delivery, including online and classroom learning

      • Develop classroom and institutional-level expertise through specialist inclusive education modules

      • Reflect on your own educational specialisms through strongly linked theory and practical work

      • Be inspired by experienced course tutors with track records in education research, theory and practice

      • Enjoy high levels of personal tuition and close contact with staff due to small group sizes

      Course overview

      The MA Inclusive Education is an advanced and flexible course which meets the professional development needs of experienced educationalists. It is directly relevant to the realities of working in different roles in educational environments, with a particular focus on inclusive education. Assignments are tailored towards your own working environment and experience.

      About the course

      This exciting and demanding masters course gives you the opportunity to develop a range of in depth skills – which are applicable in a range of senior and management roles in education and learning – and to specialise in inclusive education. This is a specialist award with two specialist modules: ‘Definitions and Perspectives of Inclusive Education’ and ‘Theorists in Action’. You will be taught by educational professionals and assessed using techniques including reflective accounts, presentations and essays. At all times this rewarding course is relevant and focused, preparing you for additional responsibilities in your current and future career.

      Special features

      • This course is designed to address the professional development needs of experienced education practitioners with a particular interest in inclusive education. The pathways and modules are flexible. You decide which route and which modules suit you.

      • The University of Bolton has a long-standing and excellent reputation for the teaching of education courses, and professional development in particular.

      • We understand that studying for a masters degree takes commitment and an investment of time, money and effort. You will be taught by experienced educational professionals and have one-to-one tutor support throughout your postgraduate studies.

      • You will benefit from small group learning as well as one-to-one support from tutors throughout your course, whatever your chosen route.

      • As well as excellent teaching facilities and a supportive atmosphere, the University of Bolton campus also offers 24/7 IT access and WiFi all students.

      Key Information

      Award(s) MA
      CodeX968-D
      Mode of attendanceFull-time
      Duration(s)1 year
      Start date(s)
      Entry requirements Normally, you should have at least an upper second class (2.1) honours degree and a PGCE (or equivalent)

      Two academic references highlighting their potential to produce masters level (Level 7) academic work

      All application forms need to be accompanied by a 250 words reflective statement

      If your study is supported by your employer, a reference must be provided by them

      If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). Click here to find out more about our English Foundation Programme.
      Awarding bodyUniversity of Bolton
      Location(s) University of Bolton:
      Deane Campus,  Deane Road,  Bolton,  BL3 5AB

      Course Content

      Programme Specification

      http://programmes.bolton.ac.uk/EDU0002

      What you will learn

      This course allows rigorous academic investigations into education, and issues in inclusive education in particular. You will acquire a range of advanced skills and abilities necessary to enable you to pursue the demands of your chosen programme successfully. You will learn how to explore educational research and make informed comment on the applicability, relevance and usefulness of theories, concepts, models, methodologies and techniques applied to practice.

      What you will study

      A total of 180 credits must be studied to be awarded the MEd in International Educational Development. You will need to study 5 core modules and a dissertation project plus 1 optional module from the list below.

      Core Modules

      Theorists in Action; Definitions and Perspectives of Inclusive Education; Research Awareness and Support Skills; Organisational Management and Leadership in Education; Curriculum Studies; and Dissertation Project.

      Optional Modules

      Work-Based Learning - Technical, Vocational, Apprenticeship and STEM; Theories of Action in Teaching and Learning in Primary and Secondary School Education; Management A - Human Resource Management in Education; Management B - Marketing in Education; Mentoring and Coaching in Education; Effective practice in the delivery of HE in FE; Global Perspectives in Education; Leading Educational Change; Transformative Technologies in Teaching and Learning; Research Degree Supervision.

      Careers

      On graduation you will automatically become a member of the University’s alumni association, gaining access to a wide range of the University's facilities, including the library, journals and periodicals, as well as professional and employment advice throughout your career.

      This MA is particularly relevant to those wishing to work with groups of people of all ages, who are designated as having additional needs.

      A masters course at the University of Bolton will also help you to develop a number of career-enhancing skills in addition to your subject-specific knowledge and understanding. These include interpersonal skills, research skills, oral and written presentation skills, independent working, and time and project management skills.

      Fees & Funding

      Fees, funding and finance information

      Home/EU Fees


       
      Year of study
      Total
      Entry Year 2016/17 2017/18
      2016/17 £5,400   £5,400
      2017/18   £5,400 £5,400
      More Home/EU Fee information

      International Fees


       
      Year of study
      Total
      Entry Year 2016/17 2017/18
      2016/17 £11,250   £11,250
      2017/18   £12,000 £12,000
      More International Fee information

      Contacts

      Contact Us

      For an informal discussion and further details about the course please contact:

      Dr Daniela Bacova (Programme Leader)
      Tel: +44 (0)1204 903219

      For general information about the university and how to apply please contact:

      Enquiry Team (University of Bolton)
      Tel: +44 (0)1204 903903

      http://www.bolton.ac.uk

      How to Apply

      How to Apply

      You can now apply for many of our courses using our online application process. To see if you can apply online or for more information as to how to proceed with your application click on one of the links below.