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Best Masters of Arts (M.A) in Education in Europe 2019/2020

A Master of Arts or MA is a graduate degree typically earned after a program of study of the fine arts, humanities, social sciences or other, similar concentrations. These programs tend to last one to two years.

Those who pursue education as a career will undergo courses that are designed to train future educators. Fortunately, there is a wide variety of courses designed for students who wish to supplement any teaching credentials. These courses are offered at various institutions across the globe.

There are more than four thousand higher education organizations in Europe, from leading research institutions to small, teaching-focused universities. Europe itself is not as much different than other continents, reaching from the Arctic Circle to the coast of Africa.

Master of Arts (MA) in Education in Europe

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Unicaf University (ZM)

Education is an increasingly changing, dynamic and very demanding sector which requires professionals and practitioners to be very qualified in order to meet various chal ... [+]

Education is an increasingly changing, dynamic and very demanding sector which requires professionals and practitioners to be very qualified in order to meet various challenges.

The MA in Education is suitable for all those that are interested in understanding the important role of education in our everyday lives and especially the links between education, society, and students of all ages. It is an ideal degree for all those who wish to enter into the educational sector and all current practitioners who wish to enhance further their knowledge in the fields of teaching and learning.

Necessary skills such as the use of ICT, problem-solving, critical thinking, and communication and research skills are acquired through the course.... [-]

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English
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
Online
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York St John University

The programme is designed for both qualified and intending teachers of English to speakers of other languages. It attracts students from different parts of the world, who ... [+]

Course overview

The programme is designed for both qualified and intending teachers of English to speakers of other languages. It attracts students from different parts of the world, who bring with them a diverse mix of educational backgrounds and experiences. This gives us a chance to increase our cross-cultural understanding and knowledge of teaching and learning contexts globally. Furthermore, using online forums, we aim to provide practical opportunities for you to interact with language professionals around the world.

We critically reflect on theories of, and research into, the problem of how best to learn and teach an additional language. We aim to help you improve your own research skills and encourage you to present and publish your findings to the English language teaching and applied linguistics community.... [-]

United Kingdom York
August 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
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Institute of Child Education and Psychology

This exciting new course, which is delivered online, is a collaboration between the University of East London and the Institute of Child Education and Psychology Europe ( ... [+]

Course summary

This exciting course, which is delivered online, is a collaboration between the University of East London and the Institute of Child Education and Psychology Europe (ICEP Europe). Underpinned by the latest research in special education, the course builds on participants’ existing skills and competencies. The aim is to enhance the quality of education for children and young people with special and additional learning needs in settings worldwide. The course has an international flavor, drawing students from countries such as Australia, Hong Kong, Kuwait, UAE, Ireland, Canada and New Zealand. It does not just focus on the UK but also looks at how policy is implemented around the world. One of the most exciting aspects of this course is that knowledge is co-constructed through the online discussion boards. As a student you will share your experiences and knowledge about policy and practice in your own context, leading to a richer understanding of global issues in special and additional learning needs for all participants. Successful completion of this Masters programme, leads to the award MA Special and Additional Learning Needs from the University of East London.... [-]

Ireland Kildare
September 2019
English
Part-time
2 - 6 years
Online
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University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Education

Social Pedagogy is a master degree study field in the frame of study programme Specialization in Pedagogy, organized in the full-time form of study. ... [+]

Social Pedagogy is a master degree study field in the frame of study program Specialization in Pedagogy, organized in the full-time form of study.

Profile of graduates and their prospective employment: Graduates have a broad knowledge and understanding of the field of social pedagogy, sociology, law, social policy, anthropology, management of human resources, demography and statistical methods. Graduates can find employment especially in the field of socio-pedagogical prevention; work with children, young adults, and adults during their leisure time activities; in the field of socio-pedagogical therapy or social work. They can also get qualifications for senior and leading positions in the social sphere.... [-]

Czech Republic Hradec Kralove
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English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University of South Wales Online Programmes through UNICAF

The MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching) is a flexible programme, designed to meet the professional needs of individual learners. Students will have the opp ... [+]

MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching)

The MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching) is a flexible programme, designed to meet the professional needs of individual learners. Students will have the opportunity to engage critically with the theories and practices of education with a view to applying learning to practice. The MA Education is well established and is regularly updated in order to reflect the changing needs of current and future participants.

Educational Aim To widen the options available and encourage in-depth development of personal and professional areas of interest. To enable learners to identify, design and carry out research activities which include opportunities for considerable self-direction. To contribute to the body of knowledge and understanding relevant to education. Fees ... [-]
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September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
Online
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Protestant Theological University

The Master of Theology is an English-taught intensive master’s programme, accredited by the Dutch-Flemish accreditation organisation. It starts in September each academic ... [+]

Academic excellence and intercultural learning

The Master of Theology is an English-taught intensive master’s programme, accredited by the Dutch-Flemish accreditation organisation. It starts in September each academic year and lasts for one year (60 ECTS). Because of its research focus and high academic level, the programme is uniquely suited to a second master's degree preparing for a teaching ministry and/or doctoral studies.

The programme offers a hermeneutical and contextual approach in all theological sub-disciplines and multiple opportunities for intercultural encounter and interaction with students from all over the world. As a participant of the programme, you will learn about different cultural backgrounds and theological contexts. It is, therefore, a truly international and intercultural experience!... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam Groningen
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English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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University of Turku

Get a degree in the field of education with an advanced combination of theory and practice! The Master's Degree Programme in Education and Learning trains you for various ... [+]

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Get a Degree in the Field of Education With an Advanced Combination of Theory and Practice! Get a degree in the field of education with an advanced combination of theory and practice! The Master's Degree Programme in Education and Learning trains you for various national and international tasks in the field of education.

The Education and Learning programme aims to train experts in the areas of research on learning and sociology of education. It does so by addressing education both from micro and macro-level perspectives throughout the basic studies, the electives and the topic of their master thesis, but also by taking 21st century skills (as defined in international policy documents) in the areas learning skills (e.g. critical thinking problem solving, metacognition life-long learning), life skills (e.g. communication, collaboration cultural awareness, and networking) and literacy skills (information, ICT and mathematical & scientific literacy), as a reference in organizing the contents of the curriculum. This degree does not constitute a formal teaching qualification.... [-]

Finland Turku
August 2020
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Sheffield Hallam University

Whether you are in the early stages of your language teaching career or an experienced language teacher, this course is designed to meet your needs. The TESOL centre has ... [+]

Widen your range of career options in English language teaching and gain practical classroom teaching experience.

Gain access to teaching opportunities around the world Study in the UK alongside others from across the globe to become a confident and innovative practitioner Draw on current research to enhance your understanding of English language teaching Develop practical teaching skills through micro-teaching, optional teaching practice, and observing experienced teachers Develop research skills to enable you to conduct an independent research project that can enable a pathway to doctoral studies

Whether you are in the early stages of your language teaching career or an experienced language teacher, this course is designed to meet your needs. The TESOL centre has been running postgraduate TESOL courses for over 25 years so you will be joining an established community of British Council accredited English language teachers, experienced teacher educators, and leading researchers. Our course attracts students from around the world and in the last three years, we have welcomed an international mix of students from the UK, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe. Our MA TESOL class size is typically small - in the last four years, we have had an average group size of 16 students.... [-]

United Kingdom Sheffield
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English
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 16 months
Campus
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Eötvös Loránd University

This full-time master’s degree program is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and experience that will enable them to become fully-fledged profes ... [+]

This full-time master’s degree program is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and experience that will enable them to become fully-fledged professionals in the field of teaching of English as a foreign language. It includes three main components:

A series of taught modules (on-campus seminars and lectures) covering relevant subject areas in both semesters. A period of supervised hands-on teaching practice (50 hours during the second semester) during which participants work with real learners of English as a foreign language. A research-based dissertation or other project-based work, to be submitted any time within two years after the participant has earned all the credits on the taught courses. ... [-]
Hungary District V.
September 2020
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Swansea University

The MA in Chinese-English Translation and Language is available if you are a first language Mandarin speaker from China, interested in an applied language career such as ... [+]

Course Overview

The MA in Chinese-English Translation and Language is available if you are a first language Mandarin speaker from China, interested in an applied language career such as translating and teaching English or Chinese as a foreign language.

This course gives you language-specific skills in translation studies and applied linguistics. It aims to lock the broad area of translation into a specific context, translating between English and Chinese.

You will address the issue of non-native speakers as English teachers, applied language studies, and translating and teaching English or Chinese as a second language.

Our degree proves equally attractive to Mandarin teachers wishing to build knowledge in applied linguistics theory and practice.... [-]

United Kingdom Swansea
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English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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University of Lincoln

The MA Education offers to practice and aspiring educators opportunities to learn, apply and produce critical knowledge in the interdisciplinary field of Education, with ... [+]

The Course

The programme is designed around three core modules and two optional modules. The core modules aim to support students in identifying their specific research questions through a critical review of the literature; develop the requisite knowledge, understanding and practical skills in appropriate research methods; and produce a compelling piece of advanced research. Optional modules allow you the opportunity to deepen your existing subject knowledge and broaden your appreciation of the study of education.

The MA in Education is a programme of advanced study for anyone who wishes to deepen their knowledge of education in general, and for those who wish to make connections between educational practice, theory and research.... [-]

United Kingdom Lincoln
August 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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Manchester Metropolitan University

This programme offers an intellectually rigorous analysis of educational processes, systems and approaches, and their cultural, societal, political, historical and econom ... [+]

Overview

Education Studies is concerned with understanding how people develop and learn throughout their lives, the nature of knowledge, and critical engagement with ways of knowing and understanding.

This programme offers an intellectually rigorous analysis of educational processes, systems and approaches, and their cultural, societal, political, historical and economic contexts. Postgraduates are able to participate in, and contest, changing discourses exemplified by reference to debate about values, personal and social engagement and how these relate to communities and societies.

Students have opportunities to develop their critical capabilities through the selection, analysis and synthesis of relevant perspectives, and to be able to justify different positions on educational matters. This award provides the knowledge, understanding and critical analysis to inform current and future professionals in education, for different areas and contexts.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
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English
Full-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
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University of Leeds, Faculty of Education, Social Sciences, and Law

This programme for experienced TESOL teachers, advisors and teacher trainers focuses on the teaching of English or other languages to children between 5 and 12 years old. ... [+]

Best Master of Art Programs in Education in Europe 2019/2020. Overview This programme for experienced TESOL teachers, advisors and teacher trainers focuses on the teaching of English or other languages to children between 5 and 12 years old. You’ll study core modules alongside students on our other TESOL programmes, exploring how people learn languages and the strategies teachers use to develop the key skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. A specialist module will focus on foreign language learning in children and how theories of learning and pedagogy have contributed to TESOL practice in the classroom. In addition, you’ll choose from optional modules allowing you to build your knowledge of topics such as the potential for technology in language learning, materials development and TESOL teacher education. Taught by leading researchers and experienced practitioners in TESOL, you’ll benefit from a wide range of resources and support. You’ll gain valuable skills to inform your teaching practice in a stimulating, friendly environment. Research and professional insight The Language Education team in the School of Education is nationally and internationally recognised for its range of teaching, research, knowledge transfer and consultancy work in TESOL, ELT, EFL, ESOL, EAL, Modern Foreign Languages, and Applied Linguistics. As a large team of education practitioners, we have a wide range of experience of teaching and teacher education work in many contexts in the UK and around the world. As researchers, we have a broad range of expertise across the discipline with ongoing research projects in teacher development, language... [-]
United Kingdom Leeds
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English
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
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Leeds Beckett University

Whether you work in a school, hospital, for a local authority or in another field where teaching is part of your role, this course will significantly develop your knowled ... [+]

Course details

Whether you work in a school, hospital, for a local authority or in another field where teaching is part of your role, this course will significantly develop your knowledge of current research, policy, and practice in education.

You will examine the influences that have shaped modern education, from the philosophy behind teaching methods to government policies that direct educational practice across a variety of settings, both inside and outside the classroom. We will give you a strong grounding in these areas, allowing you to gain a greater understanding of how people learn and of how to teach and assess effectively.

You will relate your learning to your own experiences and you will be able to tailor the course to your career needs and interests by selecting from a range of option modules. Offered as Pathway modules, you could choose to specialize in one of four areas: Inclusion & Special Education; Leadership & Management. You will also have the opportunity to study an option module from one of our other master's courses.... [-]

United Kingdom Leeds
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English
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 36 months
Campus
Online
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Mary Immaculate College

Mary Immaculate College faculty offer academic leadership and postgraduate supervision within the traditional range of Arts research fields. While indicative... ... [+]

Postgraduate Studies in Education by Research and Thesis

In keeping with the mission of the College and its core area of expertise in teaching and research, postgraduate studies are a central priority in the Education Department. Prospective postgraduates are encouraged to explore the research interests of the relevant department and to discuss their own ideas for research proposals with the respective heads of department or other faculty members.

Staff & Contact Personnel

Indicative specialist areas for postgraduate students by research and thesis in the field of Education include:

Learning, Society & Religious Education Dr. Carol O'Sullivan, Acting Head of Department Language, Literacy & Mathematics Education Uas. Seán de Brún, Head Arts Education & Physical Education Dr. Déirdre Ní Chróinín, Acting Head of Department Reflective Pedagogy & Early Childhood Studies Dr. Emer Ring, Head Department Special Education Dr. Patricia Daly, Head ... [-]
Ireland Limerick
September 2019
English
Full-time
Campus
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