Taught course

Education Studies

Bangor University · School of Education

Entry requirements

A 2(ii) honours degree is required and relevant work experience as a teacher/lecturer or teaching assistant is preferred. Applicants may be required to be interviewed in person.

Initial degree or equivalent professional qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

Our full-time Education Studies MA is a 15 month taught programme that caters for the needs of those who wish to gain an MA degree through intensive full-time study.

The course has been designed to appeal to both home and international students. Some teaching may take place at the weekend and late afternoon.


  • curriculum development (30 credits);
  • assessment in education (30 credits);
  • educational leadership and management (30 credits);
  • research methods (30 credits);
  • dissertation (60 credits);
  • placement module (students will have a period of placement in local schools) (20 credits).

Applications are received all year round, but international applicants are strongly recommended to apply early. We regret that we are unable to accept applications from international students for the part-time course.

Information for international students

For the full time programme: applicants who are not native-English speakers should have either an IELTS result of 6.0 or above, with no individual score lower than 5.5. Students with lower scores may undertake a pre-sessional English course at ELCOS the University's English Language Centre.

For the part-time programme: We regret that we are unable to accept applications from international students for this course.

Fees and funding

Scholarships may be available. Please contact the School.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-60 months
full time
12 months


full time
12 months
part time
24-60 months


part time
24-48 months
full time
8 months


full time
4 months
part time
12-24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment100
Dissertation (20000 words)

Course contact details

The Postgraduate Ofice
+ 44 (0)1248 383275