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This masters degree will:
* look at why the concept of lifelong learning (LLL) has been incorporated into national and transnational policies for education and professional development
* identify concepts of learning that inform current thinking about LLL
* enable you to promote and manage innovation in LLL systems suited to the social and organisational contexts in which they are to be undertaken, so as to facilitate change and social transformation
* encourage you to mediate between the educational community and the needs of the local environment, including social and professional stakeholders
* allow you to advise organisations on the planning, implementation, evaluation, supervision and control of training mechanisms in LLL
* teach you techniques for recognising diverse learning needs and for identifying the appropriate and sustained educational actions which will meet these needs
This masters degree offers the opportunity to:
* study in London or Copenhagen, with one semester in Bilbao, and take an optional module at the Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne
* take part in the new developments and reforms taking place in Europe in accordance with the Bologna and Copenhagen processes
* design and develop flexible learning paths, using the European Credit Transfer Scheme (ECTS) and including recognition of prior learning
* engage in small-scale research, which will be of value in your own country in developing policy and professional practice
* develop systemic competences related to management, quality, creativity and leadership
* apply for a scholarship from the European Union's Erasmus Mundus programme.
Interested in finding out more? Why not come along to our open evening, Tuesday 11 September, 5pm-7pm in central London? For further information and to book your place, please visit ioe.ac.uk/open
How are you assessed?
By coursework assignments of up to 5,000 words, including essays and portfolios with reflective statements, and a 20,000-word dissertation.
Face-to-face evening sessions.
Length of programme
Two years full-time (two semesters per year)
* Comparative education: theories and methods
* Lifelong learning: theories and perspectives
* Educational traditions and systems in Europe
* Vocational learning: theory and practice
There are Erasmus Mundus scholarships available on a competitive basis for European students (EU and EEA/EFTA states) and Overseas students. Scholarship applications must be received by 16 January 2012 deadline. The deadline for self-funded applications is 16 May 2012.
The European Commission offers a limited number of Erasmus Mundus Category A scholarships for third country (non-EU) students. Category A scholarships are worth 48,000 which covers two-year tuition fee of Euro 16,000 and living allowances to study the MALLL programme.
The European Commission offers a limited number of Erasmus Mundus CategoryBscholarships for European students. A category B scholarship covers tuition fee and living allowance of 500 per month for two years. Additional 3,000 is available for the mobility period in Melbourne.
Full scholarship details are available on the website at
European Masters in Lifelong Learning: Policy and Management (MA LLL) is one of the European Unions flagship Erasmus Mundus programme. It aims at equipping professionals with the expertise to confront the challenges of educational policymaking, practice and administration in the 21st century. MA LLL was selected for inclusion in an Erasmus Mundus Handbook of Excellence issued by the European Commission in 2010.