Professional Master’s

   Educational aims of the programme

  • To provide a critical and analytical framework for students to engage in concepts, theories, debates, and research in the interdisciplinary study of education in a globalized world. To provide students with a critical awareness of key theoretical debates and issues that will enable them to develop a critical understanding, assessment, and ethical stance regarding issues of education and social justice. To provide a range of educational activities and experiences as a critical context for intellectual development that enables students to engage critically in research in a manner that is applicable and relevant to their own professional and practice context. To enable students to reflect and challenge their own values ​​and assumptions and those of others in order to promote socially just policy and inclusive and ethical practice in education

                            Target award Learning Outcomes – Master of Professional Research

  • A student who successfully completes the program of study acquires the following knowledge and understanding of the subject as well as other skills and attributes.
  • A student eligible for this award will be able to:
  1.  Demonstrate systematic knowledge and critical understanding of theories and concepts appropriate to the study of education, globalization and social justice.
  2. Using knowledge from different philosophical viewpoints of education to inform critical debate about its role in a range of national and international contexts.
  3.  Demonstrate a practical understanding of how research and query techniques can be used to create an original interpretation of knowledge in relation to the study of education, globalization and social justice.
  4. Explore the implications of relevant theory, research and policy in the context of educational governance and practice.
  5. Demonstrate critical awareness of the role of educational policy and practices in addressing issues of social justice in a globalized world.
  6.  Planning an appropriate investigative project that includes the elements of education and globalization as areas of study.
  7.  Synthesize ideas on the basis of study, reflection and/or experience, to create responses to problems that expand or redefine existing knowledge.
  8.  Challenging the values ​​and assumptions of others in order to promote socially just policy and inclusive and ethical practice in education
  9.  Effectively synthesize and communicate study findings in ways consistent with relevant professional norms.
  10.  To critically examine educational policy and practices in complex and unfamiliar situations through a systematic and ethical investigation.
  11.  Manage time effectively.
  12.  Demonstrate self-direction, originality in handling and solving problems and the ability to act independently in planning and executing tasks.
  13.  Identify dilemmas and ethical dimensions in complex and unfamiliar situations and recognize place in these contexts.. Analyze and critically evaluate data from a wide range of reliable sources to develop knowledge and critical understanding.
  14. Research and present results using appropriate investigative methods.
  15. Communicate clearly and confidently in both spoken and written form.
  16.  Work independently as part of a team.