Sobre este curso

Oxford University
  • Data de início

    2020 - 2021
  • Fees

  • Study mode

  • Ucas Code

  • Campus

    Oxford University
  • Qualification

    Master of Science

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The information provided on this page was correct at the time of publication (November 2019). For complete and up-to-date information about this course, please visit the relevant University of Oxford course page via The MSc Education (Child Development and Education) aims to promote a critical understanding of theories and research on child development and their relevance to the design and evaluation of educational programmes and policies in diverse contexts. It also aims to promote a critical understanding of the current challenges for a global and inclusive science of child development. This is a full-time, one year masterâ??s course. You will participate in lectures, seminars, and workshops. You will also complete either field work or conduct secondary data analysis for your master's dissertation. You will choose a topic for your master's project in discussions with your supervisor. Together, the course will provide opportunities for you to deepen your understanding of child development theories and their relevance to decisions about childrenâ??s education and well-being. Teaching involves a combination of tutor and student input, including various group activities and studentsâ?? presentations. In addition to four pathway-specific core papers, two core papers in research methods develop studentsâ?? understanding of key concepts and principles of educational research design and methodology. You will benefit from the expertise available through the Qualitative Methods Hub and the Quantitative Methods Hub at the Department of Education. You will also benefit from access to seminars across the wider university. In addition, an optional practicum is offered about assessments related to childrenâ??s language and literacy learning in pre- and primary school. The course is examined through six written assignments and a research dissertation.

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