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Sheffield Hallam University: Education

Institution Sheffield Hallam University
Department Sheffield Hallam University
Telephone (+44) 0114 225 5533
Study type Taught


Course summary - Focus your studies on your interests including any age of education.

  • Explore contemporary debates, comparative understandings of education and innovative practice across a range of educational sectors.

  • Develop employability skills that link closely to your education specialism and career aims.

The MA Education is offered both full and part-time and is designed to extend your critical understanding of education in its broadest sense.

How you learn Our course philosophy is that a supportive and inclusive learning environment is the key driver of all good educational experience. The way the course is delivered includes a range of activities, to inform you of key theoretical components, but also to facilitate independent thought and the development of critical enquiry.

You learn through:

  • in-class discussion and debate

  • group tasks

  • individual projects

  • tasks utilising digital platforms

  • case study analysis

Applied learning Work placements

The skills you gain on this course will be relevant to your personal development and career progression in a range of roles in education in both formal and non-formal settings. We offer many and varied placement opportunities for you as part of the course - examples of these include: teaching and student support in higher education; policy research in education, childhood and inclusion, teaching EAL and TESOL, support services for disabled students.


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