What Is The Master In Education Studies (intercultural Education)?
What is the Master in Education Studies (Intercultural Education)?
The Master in Education Studies (Intercultural Education) is an innovative course, which uses a blended approach of face-to-face and online learning. It is open to applicants with primary and post-primary teaching experience. It is particularly relevant to those interested in social justice, equality and diversity.
Who is the course for?
This course is for educators who want to better understand the role of education in a diverse society. The Master in Education Studies (Intercultural Education) is rooted in principles of social justice and equality, and is relevant for all educators.
What will I study?
Students on this course will study four discrete modules in first year; namely, schools and diversity, inclusion and intercultural education; teaching English as an additional language; religious diversity and intercultural education; and human rights, human rights education, and interculturalism. In year two, students have the opportunity to focus on one of these areas in greater depth. They will develop research skills and prepare a dissertation of 20,000 words on a topic relevant to Intercultural Education.
What Are The Programme Aims?
To develop students competence in the requisite knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant to interculturalism
To enable students to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant to educating children and young people in a variety of settings, e.g. primary, post-primary, tertiary, and non-formal sector, in the area of intercultural education
To provide students with a high level of theoretical understanding and critical awareness of key issues in intercultural education
To develop students competence in relation to culturally relevant pedagogy
To enable students to conduct original research in the area of intercultural education