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Teaching - Masters MTeach

This M-Level programme is designed to support the professional and leadership development of teachers and education professionals in line with the Department of Education's Learning Leaders Strategy, with a structured approach to reflection and learning within the context of a student's own setting and area of specialism. Students may also be able to choose modules from other M level programmes' and tailor them to their particular area of professional expertise or interest.
This course is blended learning with flexible online learning and support sessions.

Accreditation
Students who have completed a PGCE in the last 10 years, will be eligible to apply for 30 M Level credit points towards a Master's qualification. Candidates may seek accreditation for other completed school-based professional development activities. Application for credit transfer and exemption from module requirements must be made upon enrolment.

Entitlement To The Award Of Master Of Education (MED)
The award of Master of Teaching will be made to candidates who have successfully completed 180 points at M-level, through completion of four taught modules and a research dissertation. The degree of Master of Education may be awarded with distinction on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners. Students who have accumulated 60 points on the MTeach may graduate with a Postgraduate Certificate. Students who have accumulated 120 points on the MTeach may graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma.

Criteria
To be awarded an MTeach students must complete at least two modules from the MTeach programme plus 2 further taught modules may be chosen from another specialist option for example Outdoor Learning or Shared Education. One of these modules is normally Research Methods. In addition students must complete a dissertation.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements
Applicants will normally hold a relevant 2:2 Honours degree or above in a related discipline, and preferably a professional teaching qualification. However, applicants who do not meet the requirements above will be considered on an individual basis, where there is evidence of relevant experience. Applicants may be required to attend an interview to determine their suitability for entry.

Further enquiries

For further information please contact:
Louise O'Sullivan
Stranmillis University College
Stamnill road
Belfast
BT9 5DY
T: +44 (0) 28 9038 4327
E: masters@stran.ac.uk

Subjects taught

STR 7001
Professional Self-Evaluation and Planning

STR 7002
Extending Learning, Teaching and Assessment

STR 7003
Addressing Diversity in Schools and Classrooms

STR 7004
Interconnected and Collaborative Learning

EDC 9016
Leadership in Practice

EDC 7024
Research Methods

Application date

For further information on how to apply please contact:
Academic Registry
Stranmillis University College
Belfast BT9 5DY
Tel: ++44 (0) 28 9038 4263
E: registry@stran.ac.uk

Course fee

The course fee for 2018-2019 will be £917 per taught module and £1834 for dissertation (UK/ Republic of Ireland and EU students only). International fees apply for international students.

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