WIT Launches New MA in Education

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The School of Education and Professional Development at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) has launched its newest taught postgraduate course, Masters in Education.This new course offers education professionals a flexible route to a Level 9 postgraduate qualification by allowing them to choose modules which match their professional interests and practice.

Pictured (l to r) Dr John Wall, Head of School of Education, Ms Mary Fenton, Head of Department, Adult & Continuing Education, Dr Mark Patrick Hederman, Abbot of Glenstal Abbey, Dr Orison Carlile, School of Education attending the Research Colloquium which showcased research conducted by WIT’s School of Education postgraduates.

The School of Education and Professional Development at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) has launched its newest taught postgraduate course, Masters in Education.This new course offers education professionals a flexible route to a Level 9 postgraduate qualification by allowing them to choose modules which match their professional interests and practice.

Taught postgraduate courses offer a structured route towards a Masters degree where students can follow a carefully designed programme made up of lectures, seminars and written assessments.

The MA in Education is aimed at professionals across the spectrum of education and training, and is designed to meet the diversity of their educational roles.  The need for this course was identified through consultation with key stakeholders in education both regionally and nationally.

The course offers modules dealing with contemporary aspects of education, which will appeal to a broad group of education professionals. Participants will gain a range of theoretical and practical approaches to education, and can choose from a range of modules appropriate to their professional and personal interests.

The philosophy of WIT’s School of Education and Professional Development is to encourage students to become reflective practitioners and commit to their continuing professional development.  The Masters in Education adds to the School of Education’s portfolio of postgraduate courses, which offers relevant postgraduate opportunities (Level 9 courses) to teachers, lecturers, trainers and education professionals in the South East.

The closing date for applications for next year’s course is 30 June 2011.

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