Adult & Continuing Education

Universidad de Glasgow
En Glasgow (Escocia)

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  • Maestría
  • Glasgow (Escocia)

As a professional in the adult education sector, this Masters programme will provide you with a strong theoretical and philosophical underpinning of your practices, as well as excellent research training that you can apply to further study or your own work

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Lanarkshire, G12 8QQ, Glasgow, Escocia
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Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent (eg GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified. English language If your first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.


  • If you want to gain a research-based qualification in community education, adult education, human resource development or training, this programme is designed for you.
  • You will benefit from our close links to local organisations such as the Workers' Educational Association, as well as other community, further education and higher education institutions.
  • You will develop practices in critical reflection and judgement that you can apply in relation to your own approaches to adult education.
  • There's a focus on collaborative learning, drawing on your own experiences and those of your academic colleagues.
Programme overview
  • MSc: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time

Core courses
  • Modern educational thought
  • International issues in adult and continuing education
  • The psychology of adult learning
  • Introduction to educational and social research
  • Advanced educational research.
You will also study one option from a choice that will vary from year to year, but normally includes
  • Popular education in Latin America
  • Curriculum development in adult education
  • New technology and lifelong learning.
You will also undertake training in research methods and complete a research project. For the research project you will choose a specific aspect of education for adults and write a dissertation with the support of a supervisor.

Career prospectsMany of our graduates have gained employment in the higher education sector, including international and UK universities. You could also find roles in adult education for local councils, healthcare departments and adult literacy.

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