Postgraduate Study

Members of the Centre for Shared Education have acquired considerable expertise in teaching and supervising students within the fields of education policy, education in divided societies, research methods and adult education.

MEd Collaborative Education

(subject to final approval; first entry 2014-15)

The MEd Collaborative Education is likely to offer in-depth insights into issues such as: educational collaboration; school collaboration and improvement; educational leadership in collaborative contexts; governing and managing the collaborative learning environment; sharing education in the divided society; and researching collaborative contexts. Participants in the program will normally be teachers or others in allied professions. Students enrolled on the MEd Collaborative Education must gain 180 credit points taught modules [120 credit points] dissertation [60 credit points].

Each module will be delivered by a recognised specialist in the field.


Flexibility and Short Courses

Students can exit the programme at various points: those exiting after 60 credit points will receive an Advanced Certificate of Education.  Those exiting after 120 credit points will gain a Diploma in Advanced Studies in Education. Those who wish to complete with a Masters will complete a 15-20,000 word dissertation within the field of intercultural education. This is a supervised piece of work undertaken with a specialist in the field.

Whilst students enrolled on the MEd will be required to take four 30 point modules and a dissertation in order to complete the programme successfully, there are also opportunities for students to enrol on any of the modules in isolation as a standalone 'short course'.  Those students who meet entrance criteria for the MEd may thus enrol on a short course and accumulate credit points which may eventually lead to a Diploma or Masters.