The MA degree is primarily for students who want to improve their general mathematics education or to teach.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom and Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.The two most famous (and oldest) universities are Oxford and Cambridge (often referred to as Oxbridge by many Britons) England also has several other world-class institutions, including several in London (notably Imperial College, the London School of Economics, University College London and King's College London, all are part of London University)
MA 15- (out of ). MAs in the Nottinghamshire in the United Kingdom
This course combines the academic study of education policies, systems, contexts and practices, with a practical focus on career development in related areas. [+]
This course combines the academic study of education policies, systems, contexts and practices, with a practical focus on career development in related areas.
Studying education will develop your understanding of what it means to learn and how this is framed by wider cultural, societal, political, historical and economic contexts.
This degree builds on a long tradition of creative and dynamic programmes at a School of Education with over 200 years of experience in the field. You will be taught by staff who have been recognised with awards for their teaching and have international reputations for their research.
Your degree will allow you to engage with debates and develop broad perspectives on issues such as:... [-]
This course offers a comprehensive focus on contemporary debates within special and inclusive education including local, national and international policies and approaches. [+]
This course offers a comprehensive focus on contemporary debates within special and inclusive education including local, national and international policies and approaches.
We consider the specific needs of children with learning difficulties and disabilities, communication impairments, literacy difficulties/dyslexia, autism and SEBD/ADHD to illustrate the challenges encountered in professional practice.
Critical exploration of current theory and research inform consideration of pedagogical approaches as well as the development of effective systems and structures for working with parents/carers and different agencies.
This course is suitable if you are interested in developing your knowledge and understanding of children and young people with special educational needs, working as a teacher or associated professional in mainstream education or specialised settings wishing to extend your skills and practice, an experienced professional, or new to working with children with additional needs. It provides high-quality professional development and flexibility for you to explore areas and specialisms that interest you.... [-]
Flexible and covering all areas of practice, this course prepares you to work as a person-centred experiential counselling and psychotherapy practitioner. [+]
Flexible and covering all areas of practice, this course prepares you to work as a person-centred experiential counselling and psychotherapy practitioner.
You will join a diverse and professional community that has a person-centred experiential approach at its heart. As a team, we have a unique blend of practice and academic backgrounds and experience.
On this course, you will:learn and develop person-centred experiential therapy engage creatively with issues in contemporary society choose between two specialist pathways: counselling for adults across the lifespan, or counselling for children and young people be part of a vibrant counselling and psychotherapy community have the chance to join our research clinic study in a world-class university within an award-winning sustainable environment ... [-]
With this unique and innovative course, you can explore creative practice, meaning-making and learning in and out of school. [+]
With this unique and innovative course, you can explore creative practice, meaning-making and learning in and out of school.
You will learn about the meanings of literacy and creativity in the context of an increasingly socially diverse, digitally mediated and multimodal culture. We will examine learning in different locations, both in and out of school. We will think about what counts as text and literacy, the nature of authorship, and the kinds of cultural practices that take place in different places and spaces.
This course is ideal if you are a:primary or secondary teacher with an interest in literacy, English studies, media, drama and/or creative arts creative or arts practitioner with an interest in learning and education recently qualified teacher with a masters-level PGCE (you may, subject to approval, be able to carry over 60 masters-level credits) ... [-]
This course will develop your critical understanding of recent developments in TESOL theory and practice and stimulate you to reflect your own teaching. [+]
Designed to develop your critical understanding of recent developments in TESOL theory and practice, this course will motivate you to reflect on your own teaching.
This course is suitable if you are currently or looking to teach English to speakers of other languages, keen to build on your existing knowledge and experience, seeking to improve your career prospects or interested in researching your own teaching practices/context.
It will prepare you to conduct independent research into teaching and learning and provides a pathway to doctoral study. You will meet expert tutors in the field of English language teaching, a major branch of applied linguistics, who have many years' experience teaching at this level and who are committed to providing the best quality study experience.... [-]
If you’re committed to improving teaching and learning, this course can help you understand the conditions of effective learning and explore how new technologies can help. [+]
If you’re committed to improving teaching and learning, this course can help you understand the conditions of effective learning and explore how new technologies can help.
Our staff have outstanding international reputations for their teaching and research around these important topics and are committed to supporting your development in these areas.
This course is offered by the Learning Sciences Research Institute (LSRI) within the School of Education. Learning sciences draws from psychology, computer science and education. It provides a unique perspective on the theories that underpin successful learning, teaching and innovation within the fast-moving digital world of new technologies.... [-]
Designed to reflect the needs of individuals and organisations, this course will deepen and refine your capacity to reflect critically on the way you work. [+]
Designed to reflect the needs of individuals and organisations, this course will deepen and refine your capacity to reflect critically on the way you work.
Teaching on this course is underpinned by systematic practitioner inquiry and you will be encouraged to identify issues that are significant to your professional practice.
While each module has its own particular focus, all are concerned with investigating contemporary educational issues in the light of historical, political and social contexts, appropriate literature and the shared experience of course members.
Study is flexible, in order to meet the needs of individuals and organisations and includes:a range of optional modules so you can tailor your degree to your personal and professional interests different modes of delivery which take account of individual needs and professional contexts exit points en route to a full masters programme ... [-]
With significant contributions from experienced social workers and service users, this course combines university and practice-based learning and is regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council. [+]
With significant contributions from experienced social workers and service users, this course combines university and practice-based learning and is regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council.
It is delivered through the Centre for Social Work, which works to promote social and personal change and problem-solving in human relationships and communities.
You will be taught by staff who have national and international reputations for the quality of their research and publications, and this knowledge informs their teaching.
We believe that the heart of social work lies the in relationship which social workers develop with individual service users, whether they are children, young people or adults. Positive relationships enable the social worker to support service users as they negotiate transitions and decisions in their life which may be complex and painful in nature.... [-]
This course equips you with the skills to understand the new challenges of our increasingly interdependent world. [+]
This course equips you with the skills to understand the new challenges of our increasingly interdependent world.
It is no longer possible to study national social policies in isolation. Global interconnections are multiplying and intensifying across a range of fields, including economics, politics and the natural environment. This course provides an introduction to comparative social policy and recent developments in welfare reforms from around the world.
Social policy is concerned with questions such as:How can we create a good society? How much money should we spend on welfare services? Is the current distribution of income and wealth socially just? Should we be charged individually for using welfare services? Should free markets and profit motives play a central role in service delivery? What are the causes and consequences of poverty? ... [-]
Focused on critical issues and key developments relating to public policy, this course examines globalisation, Europeanisation, governance and policy evaluation. [+]
Focused on critical issues and key developments relating to public policy, this course examines globalisation, Europeanisation, governance and policy evaluation.
With the current developments around the world, this is one of the most exciting times to be studying the public sector, governance and government, and the delivery of services to meet people's needs. You will have the opportunity to study policy development, implementation and evaluation across a wide range of policy sectors, such as health, food, education and countries.
We aim to provide you with the skills, knowledge and tools to make sense of the world of public policy and management, so that you can critically analyse situations and problems, and use this to improve practice.... [-]
This course explores recent changes to the global cultural and political landscape, and what these mean for individuals and groups accessing their human rights. [+]
This course explores recent changes to the global cultural and political landscape, and what these mean for individuals and groups accessing their human rights.
Demand for various forms of expertise on human rights, citizenship and identities is rapidly expanding as governments, international agencies, non-governmental and private sector organisations become increasingly sensitive to, and interested in questions about rights and identities.
In the current global context, national versions of citizenship have reached crisis point. Yet what does it mean to think of yourself as a global citizen? This course investigates critical global issues such as war, migration, climate change, credit crunch, nationalism, global media, sex tourism, modern slavery, gender and sexuality and contemporary racism.... [-]
Designed to develop an advanced critical understanding of crime in its social context, this course draws on insights across the humanities and social sciences. [+]
Designed to develop an advanced critical understanding of crime in its social context, this course draws on insights across the humanities and social sciences.
This course incorporates sociology, law, psychology, geography, history, and cultural and media studies. It reflects the nature of criminology as a fast-developing, interdisciplinary subject concerned with understanding crime in its local, regional, national and international contexts, and in an increasingly globalised world.
You will cover areas such as:How and why certain kinds of behaviour are defined as crime How societies respond to these and other harmful behaviours How crime is experienced by victims (or survivors) and by society as a whole How crime is represented or misrepresented in the media and popular culture ... [-]
This course is explicitly historical in scope, having particular focus on those things within living memory, reflecting the vast upsurge of interest in contemporary history following the end of the Cold War. [+]
Reflecting increased interest in contemporary history following the end of the Cold War, this course is explicitly historical in scope, with particular focus on events within living memory.
It addresses contending approaches to recent events which have shaped your own life and the lives of those around you.
Nottingham has one of the largest number of academics focused on contemporary history in the UK. Staff in the School of Politics and International Relations are actively engaged in this research and are joined by experts in the School of American and Canadian Studies, Department of History, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, and the China Policy Institute.... [-]
This innovative course provides you with a framework for detailed investigation of international security and terrorism. [+]
This innovative course provides you with a framework for detailed investigation of international security and terrorism.
Security and safety has always been at the heart of the human condition. An understanding of security involves studying not only what makes us feel secure, but also what we regard as threatening.
In the current international environment, with the upsurge in international terrorism and conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, this course offers the opportunity for in-depth study and analysis.
Taught by international security and terrorism experts, this course will introduce you to some of the major schools of thought within the discipline including realism, liberalism and critical theory.... [-]
This course is an internationally recognised degree programme that will provide you with a solid grounding in the philosophical and practical aspects of international political analysis. [+]
This course will provide you with a solid grounding in the philosophical and practical aspects of international political analysis.
You will be introduced to key concepts such as power, agency, the state, international society and order. This course can be tailored to your interests and career aspirations through the wide range of optional modules.
Teaching is informed by the research interests of our academic staff, who are well-established leaders in the field of international relations, covering:diplomacy in the Middle East and Asia global civil society and global justice globalisation human security and humanitarianism intelligence and national security international human rights and war crimes international political economy international relations theory justice beyond borders terrorism, guerrilla war and low intensity conflict United States foreign and security policy ... [-]