We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face to face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment.
We use lectures, seminars and group tutorials to deliver most of the modules on the course. A significant proportion of teaching on the course is delivered by expert external lecturers, both academics and practitioners. You will also be expected to undertake a significant amount of independent study.
Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work, and an indicative split of how this work is divided is below.
Per 30-credit module: The teaching contact time for each 30-credit taught module is typically 30.5-32 hours. In addition, each will involve 1 hour of supervision/Q&A time. The typical teaching contact time for each 30 credit taught ‘Education’ optional module is 20 hours. Teaching sessions will usually include lectures, and teacher-led and student-led group discussion based on the main areas of study. You will have 267-280 hours of self-study
Dissertation: You will receive 22 hours of research methods training. You may also choose to take research methods as an optional module. You will also receive 6 to 8 hours of dissertation workshops, and you are entitled to up to 9 hours of individual dissertation supervision. You will have approximately 561-563 hours of self-study.