Postgraduate Course: Educational and Training Systems of the UK (EDUA11005)
|School||Moray House School of Education
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||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)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| 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.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Prof David Raffe
Tel: (0131 6)51 6237
|Course secretary||Ms Florence Finlayson
Tel: (0131 6)50 3782