Study patterns: Education MA (online)

On this page, you will find the study patterns for our Education MA (online).

This study pattern highlights the module(s) that you will need to study and select for the upcoming May trimester. The scheduled modules for the remainder of your programme, outlined below, are based on the current plan, however, please note that the order of these may be subject to change. Should any changes be made, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible. Should you have any concerns regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please note that any optional modules are subject to viable group sizes. Should you choose a module that is deemed to be non-viable, you will be notified of the alternative available options. Please contact us on +44 (0)1332 594000 or onlineadmissions@derby.ac.uk to discuss your options.

Education MA (online) - standard (3 years) with summer (May) start

Study patternSummerAutumnSpring
Year 1  Crafting Your Masters Study (7PE540)
20 credits
Evidence Based Practice (7PE541)
20 credits 
Option B module*
20 credits
Year 2  Option C module*
20 credits
Option A module*
20 credits
Option B module*
20 credits
Year 3  Independent Study (7PE991)
60 credits
Independent Study (7PE991)
60 credits continued
Independent Study (7PE991)
60 credits continued

*Option A modules (Autumn): Curriculum Challenges (7PE545)

*Option B modules (Spring): Innovative 21st Century Teaching (7PE554); Principles of English Language Teaching (7PE547); Quality Leadership and Management (7PE549)

*Option C modules (Summer): Measuring and Evaluating Learning (7PE544); Developing Leadership Capacity (7PE550); Language Learning Theory and Practice (7PE548)

Education MA (online) - accelerated (2 years) with summer (May) start

Study patternSummerAutumnSpring
Year 1  Crafting Your Masters Study (7PE540)
20 credits

Option C module*
20 credits
Evidence Based Practice (7PE541)
20 credits

Option A module*
20 credits
Option B module*
20 credits

Option B module*
20 credits
Year 2  Independent Study (7PE991)
60 credits
Independent Study (7PE991)
60 credits continued
Independent Study (7PE991)
60 credits continued

*Option A modules (Autumn): Curriculum Challenges (7PE545)

*Option B modules (Spring): Innovative 21st Century Teaching (7PE554); Principles of English Language Teaching (7PE547); Quality Leadership and Management (7PE549)

*Option C modules (Summer): Measuring and Evaluating Learning (7PE544); Developing Leadership Capacity (7PE550); Language Learning Theory and Practice (7PE548)