Contexts and Values - Literature Review (134X3)

30 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Autumn teaching

This module requires you to conduct a systematic investigation and interrogation of the literature on a particular topic in education, including theoretical and empirically-based studies in addition to regulatory, policy and professional literature.

You will demonstrate the ability to critically appraise literature, including current scholarship and developments in your chosen field, evaluating the validity of conclusions and arguments. You will, therefore, be able to show a critical understanding of the issues, processes and problems in your specialist area and be able to apply this knowledge to complex professional contexts.

Teaching and assessment

We’re currently reviewing teaching and assessment of our modules in light of the COVID-19 situation. We’ll publish the latest information as soon as possible.

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 300 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 267 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We’re planning to run this module in the academic year 2021/22. However, there may be changes to this module in response to COVID-19, or due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. It may not be possible to take some module combinations due to timetabling constraints. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.