An MA or Master of Arts degree is obtained by students after completing a one- to two-year program studying History, English or other fine arts or humanities subjects. MA studies are most often a mix of research and coursework.
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MA Programs in the Buckinghamshire in the United Kingdom
This MA course offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of childhood and youth underpinned by a commitment to integrated practice. This qualification is designed for graduates with a background in childhood and youth studies, sociology, health and social care, anthropology, psychology or education. It would suit those already working with children and young people and wish to enhance their knowledge as well as those who wish to enter this field. You study two... [+]
This MA is designed to help you acquire and develop research skills that will enhance your knowledge of the ancient Graeco-Roman world and prepare you for independent study culminating in a dissertation. It investigates Classical Studies as a multidisciplinary field and brings you into direct contact with texts, artefacts and other surviving evidence from... [+]
This MA degree will build on your existing knowledge of art history to equip you with the critical skills necessary for independent research in the field. You begin your studies by exploring core concepts and current concerns of art history. You will then examine critical debates both within the academic discipline of art history and in the 'real world' contexts of heritage, curating and museums. The taught component of the degree provides you with research training which will enable... [+]
The Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Public Policy: Childrens and Young Peoples Services is a 1 year part time award developed collaboratively by the Vauxhall Centre [+]
MA Applied Public Policy - Children and Young Peoples Services
The Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Public Policy: Childrens and Young Peoples Services is a 1 year part time award developed collaboratively by the Vauxhall Centre for the Study of Crime, The Vulnerable Young People Research Unit and The Child and Family Research Centre and the Social Work, Professional Practice and Law Research Unit at the University of Bedfordshire, located within the Institute of Applied Social Research (IASR). It will be the first non professional M level award in the department.It is a most timely award, geared to the demands of the governments 2020 Children and Young Peoples Workforce Strategy. The course aims to provide advanced career enhancement opportunities for senior practitioners and managers within childrens and young peoples services as well as for graduates seeking employment in these fields.The course will draw upon the unique range of expertise available within the Institute for Applied Social Research and the Faculty more broadly. Each unit would be taught by nationally and internationally recognised experts, engaged in cutting edge, practice and policy oriented research and scholarship. Currently there is no other M level programme of this nature on offer.... [-]
This course is based on research-informed decision-making; co-coaching and mentoring; learning and teaching; evaluating published research to inform practice [+]
This course is based on research-informed decision-making; co-coaching and mentoring; learning and teaching; evaluating published research to inform practice, and learning how to research your own organisation or teaching to improve practice. It is intended for education professionals who are actively involved in teaching, learning support and educational leadership and organisation. The course allows you to accumulate credit over time, studying at a rate that best suits you.You will be advised on assignment themes in order to organise your studies to suit your own career development and inform improvement within your organisation. This course has named routes to meet the needs of particular groups working within education. The generic route offers a wider choice of units and the opportunity to conduct research in a diverse range of contexts.The MA Education (Effective Learning and Teaching) focuses on the needs of those educators working directly with learners. The MA Education (Leadership and Management) caters for those working in, or aspiring to, educational leadership positions. We welcome the opportunity to work with groups in the workplace. We also offer the possibility of accrediting professional qualifications against your Masters credit to a maximum of 50 per cent of the course.... [-]