Postgraduate Course: Educational and Training Systems of the UK (EDUA11005)
|Moray House School of Education
|College of Humanities and Social Science
|Available to all students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)
|SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Home subject area
|Other subject area
|Taught in Gaelic?
|An exploration of the differences among the educational institutions and structures found within the UK, particularly emphasising the Scottish and English systems.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Information for Visiting Students
|Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
|To analyse and compare the education and training systems of Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland in order to :
1. help students (whether from the UK or overseas) to understand their own system better through a comparison with the (other) systems of the UK.
2. introduce students from overseas to the main features of education and training in the UK and to the main differences between the systems in Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland;
3. explore and illustrate the purposes of comparing education and training systems, the possible approaches to comparative analysis and the concepts used to analyse education systems;
4. examine selected issues in educational policy.
|One essay of 4,000 words.
|Prof David Raffe
Tel: (0131 6)51 6237
|Mrs Alison Edie
Tel: (0131 6)51 4241