18 October 2019
Monthly Fee: USD 755 / CAD 1,000**
The Master of Education (MEd) programme is essential for all professionals who work, or have experience of, an educational setting and wish to enhance their professional learning and improve career progression prospects.
Students can tailor the educational experience to suit their individual experience, needs and interests.
A masters degree programme that can be accessed entirely at a distance via the University virtual learning environment along with local workshop support.
The programme is the first in Scotland to be accredited by the International Baccalaureate Organisation and by successfully completing the programme participants can register for an IB Advanced Certificate in Teaching and Learning Research, Certificate in Leadership Practice and Advanced Certificate in Leadership Research affording the opportunity of pursuing a career in public, private or international schools across the world.
The Master of Education programme provides flexible entry and exit routes at Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma and Masters Levels for the following award:
In addition to the above award, there are named specialisations available. These are dependent of the module choices. The specialisations include:
Core Modules covered on the programme include:
Optional Modules covered on the programme include:
*These options are required for the named awards
The Masters in Education programme is designed to develop the knowledge and understanding, skills, attributes and professional values necessary to enhance international practice and builds upon competences developed through experience.
The MEd has evolved from previous Programmes at Masters Level and continues to develop and improve based on changes in Education to meet the needs of professionals worldwide.
Modules are delivered through a fully distance learning approach and are supported by the use of information and communication technologies. The teaching and learning approaches used are designed to meet the needs of a variety of participants who are mainly in full time employment. The approach taken includes:
Particular emphasis is placed on developing a strong learning community to support professionals in their studies throughout the programme.
Workplace based route:
Non-Workplace based route:
A majority of students studying for Masters in Education at the University of Dundee are already in full time employment. In addition a number of students either already hold senior management positions or have moved into senior management positions during their time studying on the programme.
By engaging with the MEd Programme students are able to influence their own Professional Learning journeys and take control of their own Continuing Professional Development.
As a result of this students can greatly enhance their prospects for future career advancement.
** Fee paid in USD. The amount mentioned in CAD is an approximate value and the final amount would depend on the exchange rate on the day of payment. T&C apply.