Educational Management - 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.

    • Benefit from flexible delivery, including online and classroom delivery, which fits around your professional commitments

    • Enhance your career development through specialist educational management modules

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

    • Work with experienced course tutors with track records in education research, theory and practice

    • Learn in small groups and enjoy high levels of personal tuition and contact with staff

    Course overview

    The MA Educational Management is an advanced and flexible course which includes two specialist modules – Human Resource Management and Marketing – as well as a range of optional modules. It is directly relevant to the realities of working in educational management in different sectors, and assignments are tailored towards your own working environment.

    The MA Educational Management is a named award within the MEd Professional Development scheme. In the first instance applicants should apply for the MEd Professional Development.

    Advanced courses in education at the University of Bolton all focus on clear principles: learners and learning, professional practice in education and training, and quality and excellence in professional development.

    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 different senior and management roles in across the education sector.

    You will be taught by educational professionals and assessed using techniques including group and individual projects and assignments, research, presentations, tutorials, reports and essays. At all times the course is relevant and focused, preparing you for additional responsibilities in your career.

    Special features

    • 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.

    • As well as small group learning and support the University of Bolton has excellent libraries, 24/7 IT facilities and campus-wide WiFi for all students.

    Award(s) MA
    CodeX947-D
    Mode of attendanceFull-time
    Duration(s)1 year
    Start date(s) 19/09/2016
    Entry requirements Normally, you should have at least an upper second class (2.1) honours degree and a PGCE (or equivalent).

    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

    What you will learn

    This course allows rigorous academic investigations into education management. 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. You will acquire a range of advanced skills and abilities necessary for you to pursue the demands of your chosen programme successfully.

    What you will study

    The MA Educational Management requires 180 credits. The Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Management is an exit award worth 120 credits. The Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Management is also an exit award worth 60 credits.

    To obtain an MA Educational Management you will undertake three core modules, three option modules and a dissertation.

    There are core modules, optional modules (including the specialist modules) and a dissertation. For full details of the specialist modules please visit our 'specialist modules' web page listed under the 'related links' section.

    Core modules (60 credits)

    Research Awareness and Support Skills (20 credits) or, where more appropriate, Research Methods - Field Studies (20 credits);

    Organisational Management (20 credits);

    Curriculum Studies (20 credits).

    Option modules (60 credits)

    You will choose three option modules including the specialist modules. This is a specialist award so you must study the management module pair:

    Human Resource Management (20 credits);

    Marketing (20 credits).

    You should also choose one module from the following:

    Work-Based Module B Developments (20 credits);

    Work-Based Module B Case Study (20 credits);

    Research Methods - Field Studies (20 credits);

    Vocational Education and Development (20 credits);

    The Concept and Implementation of Design and Technology (20 credits);

    Competency-based Training in Vocational Education (20 credits);

    Staff Development and Appraisal in Vocational Education (20 credits);

    Information Technology - the Impact on Technical Education (20 credits);

    ICT in Education (20 credits);

    Computer-supported Collaborative Leaning and E-tutoring (20 credits);

    The Struggle for Inclusive Education (20 credits);

    Transformative Education in an Inclusive Context (20 credits).

    Dissertation (60 credits)

    You must undertake a dissertation in a subject consistent with educational management.

    Course tutors can answer any questions on module choice.

    Careers & professional development

    This flexible course is designed to address the professional development needs of experienced practitioners in the education or other public sector roles. You decide which route and which modules suit you. A masters qualification will enhance your career prospects or reaffirm your middle/senior management status.

    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.

    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.

    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 Maria Rodriguez-Yborra (Programme Leader)
    Tel: +44 (0)1204 903356

    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.

      • Benefit from flexible delivery, including online and classroom delivery, which fits around your professional commitments

      • Enhance your career development through specialist educational management modules

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

      • Work with experienced course tutors with track records in education research, theory and practice

      • Learn in small groups and enjoy high levels of personal tuition and contact with staff

      Course overview

      The MA Educational Management is an advanced and flexible course which includes two specialist modules – Human Resource Management and Marketing – as well as a range of optional modules. It is directly relevant to the realities of working in educational management in different sectors, and assignments are tailored towards your own working environment.

      The MA Educational Management is a named award within the MEd Professional Development scheme. In the first instance applicants should apply for the MEd Professional Development.

      Advanced courses in education at the University of Bolton all focus on clear principles: learners and learning, professional practice in education and training, and quality and excellence in professional development.

      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 different senior and management roles in across the education sector.

      You will be taught by educational professionals and assessed using techniques including group and individual projects and assignments, research, presentations, tutorials, reports and essays. At all times the course is relevant and focused, preparing you for additional responsibilities in your career.

      Special features

      • 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.

      • As well as small group learning and support the University of Bolton has excellent libraries, 24/7 IT facilities and campus-wide WiFi for all students.

      Key Information

      Award(s) MA
      CodeX947-D
      Mode of attendanceFull-time
      Duration(s)1 year
      Start date(s) 19/09/2016
      Entry requirements Normally, you should have at least an upper second class (2.1) honours degree and a PGCE (or equivalent).

      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

      What you will learn

      This course allows rigorous academic investigations into education management. 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. You will acquire a range of advanced skills and abilities necessary for you to pursue the demands of your chosen programme successfully.

      What you will study

      The MA Educational Management requires 180 credits. The Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Management is an exit award worth 120 credits. The Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Management is also an exit award worth 60 credits.

      To obtain an MA Educational Management you will undertake three core modules, three option modules and a dissertation.

      There are core modules, optional modules (including the specialist modules) and a dissertation. For full details of the specialist modules please visit our 'specialist modules' web page listed under the 'related links' section.

      Core modules (60 credits)

      Research Awareness and Support Skills (20 credits) or, where more appropriate, Research Methods - Field Studies (20 credits);

      Organisational Management (20 credits);

      Curriculum Studies (20 credits).

      Option modules (60 credits)

      You will choose three option modules including the specialist modules. This is a specialist award so you must study the management module pair:

      Human Resource Management (20 credits);

      Marketing (20 credits).

      You should also choose one module from the following:

      Work-Based Module B Developments (20 credits);

      Work-Based Module B Case Study (20 credits);

      Research Methods - Field Studies (20 credits);

      Vocational Education and Development (20 credits);

      The Concept and Implementation of Design and Technology (20 credits);

      Competency-based Training in Vocational Education (20 credits);

      Staff Development and Appraisal in Vocational Education (20 credits);

      Information Technology - the Impact on Technical Education (20 credits);

      ICT in Education (20 credits);

      Computer-supported Collaborative Leaning and E-tutoring (20 credits);

      The Struggle for Inclusive Education (20 credits);

      Transformative Education in an Inclusive Context (20 credits).

      Dissertation (60 credits)

      You must undertake a dissertation in a subject consistent with educational management.

      Course tutors can answer any questions on module choice.

      Careers

      Careers & professional development

      This flexible course is designed to address the professional development needs of experienced practitioners in the education or other public sector roles. You decide which route and which modules suit you. A masters qualification will enhance your career prospects or reaffirm your middle/senior management status.

      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.

      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.

      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 Maria Rodriguez-Yborra (Programme Leader)
      Tel: +44 (0)1204 903356

      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.