Continuing Professional Development for Educational Professionals
The University offers a wide range of programmes, courses and activities for qualified teachers and the wider education workforce to enable them to enhance their professional practice and broaden their knowledge about contemporary issues whilst gaining accreditation in a range of qualifications, from Foundation Degree through to Postgraduate Certificate, PostgraduateDiploma or a full Master's qualification. Our MA (Education) now offers three pathways (Leadership and Management, Inclusion and Curriculum) with a choice of modules. We also offer an MA (Mathematics Education). Our growing national and international portfolio enables the University to offer short courses, consultancy, project management, research and evaluation work to support all education professionals. We can deliver customised packages in different locations, according to their need. Conferences with seminars and workshops are also a popular feature of our provision. The University has developed a range of strategic partnerships, locally, nationally and internationally to support and endorse our work.
The MA Education (MA(Ed)) is a flexible, well-established and successful programme that combines professional relevance with academic rigour in its examination and researching of practice nationally and in schools, colleges and other educational organisations.
The programme is modular with modules available (on a cyclical basis). There is a general pathway - all have to do research on:
The twin purposes of the MA(Ed) are to enable teachers and other education professionals to:
Indicative Course Content
Two on educational research, one of which must be either 'Introducing Research' or 'Practitioner Research' or possibly 'Independent Study', plus 'Research Seminars' taken as a sixth module. Some of the Current Modules, from which four may be chosen:
We also offer school based modules such as the Independent Study and the Workplace Development module; these allow schools to build on, and gain credit, for school centred projects.
To gain a Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice students need to complete three 4,000-word modular assignments.
To gain a Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice, students need to complete six 4,000-word modular assignments.
To gain an MA in Education, students need to complete six 4,000-word modular assignments and a dissertation of 18,000 words.
Each of the above awards may relate to a specialism in: Curriculum, Inclusion, Leadership and Management.
Specialist Postgraduate Certificates are also available in:
Part time (usually nine terms)
The duration of the Course is normally from a minimum of three years to a maximum of seven years.
What about earlier qualifications or experience?
Remission from one or more modules is possible for applicants who have undertaken other relevant advanced work at Chichester or elsewhere within the last five years. Please see "Advance Standing" on the application form.
|+44 (0) 812141/812045 or Email: MAEducation@chi.ac.uk or www.chi.ac.uk/department-education/postgraduate/masters-education|
|Application Details:||Direct - MA Education Curriculum.
Direct - MA Education. Indicative Modules
Direct - MA Education Inclusion. Indicative Modules
Direct - MA Education Leadership and Management. Indicative Modules
|Length of Programme:||Part Time (Usually Nine Terms). Normally from a minimum of three years to a maximum of seven years.|
|Entry Requirements:||Normally a good first degree or equivalent and employment in the education sector. Hence teachers and any other professionals working in education are welcome to apply.
Exemption from a part of the Programme is often possible on the basis of recent qualifications obtained elsewhere.
Applications from non-standard entrants are also welcome.
|Campus Info:||Bognor Regis Campus||Combinations:||No combined courses|