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CHINA - Mainland CHINA - Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan GLOBAL

Overview

With an increasingly mobile and globally connected population, the world is rapidly changing and faces many challenges. Education is increasingly borderless, and with this comes challenges of how to ensure quality of transnational education. There is increasing demand for appropriately trained professionals with an understanding of the challenges faced by education and globalization as they interact together. The Masters of Global Education uniquely provides in-depth knowledge, skills and understandings through both practice and theory based modules, enabling its graduates to make a telling future contribution to shaping tomorrow’s global education needs.

Why should I study Global Education at XJTLU?

  • Focus on global education development since the 2000’s, with a special emphasis on China and is relevant to all countries’ global education development;
  • The diverse modules cover topics from educational management and leadership to language and cross-culture communication;
  • Highly-experienced academic staff with wide variety of international backgrounds;
  • Hands-on internship experience and professional mentorship as part of the programme learning;
  • Earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education.

Knowledge and skills

By the time you graduate from the MA in Global Education, you will have:

  • developed intellectual qualities of reasoning, analysis and creativity;
  • gained an advanced critical understanding of key issues, concepts and theories of global education, and education management;
  • fostered abilities of conducting a research project, skills of enquiry and independent learning;
  • experienced diverse learning activities and gained teaching experience and capabilities through both mock and real-life teaching sessions.
This programme offers advanced knowledge and experiential development to provide suitably qualified graduates and/or educators an opportunity to gain specialist skills, update their knowledge, and develop a deep understanding of Global Education at both the theoretical and practical level.
Dr. Sarah Wang
Programme director

Modules

  • Compulsory Modules

    • Globalisation & Education: Critical Perspectives
    • Entrepreneurship, Education Innovation & International Education
    • Principles, Policies, and Practices of Global Education
    • The University of Tomorrow: Managing Change in Global Higher Education
    • Education Leadership
    • Educational Internship
    • Dissertation
  • Optional Modules

    • Culture & Learning
    • Language and Power
    • Education in the Asia-Pacific Region
    • The Student Experience in Global Higher Education
  • Additional Learning Activities

    The completion of additional learning activities is required to complete your masters degree. Normally, required ALA hours will be distributed evenly across each semester, amounting to 200 hours per semester. Part-time programmes will normally require 100 to 150 hours per semester.

Careers

Graduates from this programme are well prepared to start or advance their career in transnational education across a variety of fields. These include:

  • K-12 international schools;
  • China-foreign cooperative universities or joint programmes;
  • NGOs with focus on international education development;
  • Private educational start-ups enterprises.