MA Prof Prac fw

This is a specialised two year, part-time Master's course designed to support and challenge professionals working within the education sector and/or children and young people’s services.

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Why Study this course at BGU?

  • It is designed to fit around your current work and professional commitments, and boasts extremely high levels of student satisfaction (BGUSS - 100% satisfaction)
  • It provides an opportunity to utilise your current role to develop academic and practical knowledge and understanding leading to further career progression
  • It is designed and delivered by research-active academic staff with a wide range of real world experience across the sector
  • It will provide you with a genuine opportunity for personal, academic, and professional growth as part of a supportive academic community
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The degree has allowed me to not only achieve a further qualification but also enabled me to explore and critically analyse my area of expertise at the same time

FdA, BA & MA graduate

About this course

This course is aimed at experienced practitioners, supervisors and managers employed in a variety of diverse and broad roles within children and young people's services and the education sector. The course comprises four taught modules and a supervised dissertation.

The taught sessions will typically be between 4-8 pm for ten weeks per module, and will take the form of a combination of lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials. The modules are designed to enable you to explore lines of enquiry relevant to your employment role and research interests within the overall focus of the module content.

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If you'd like more information about this course, or would like to have a chat about your own personal circumstance, you can call our Enquiries Team on 01522 583658 or email