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.
Months of entry
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)
- 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)
- Sociology of Childhood & Youth (30 credits)
- Academic Writing & Grammar (10 credits)
- Advanced Vocabulary Use & Reading (10 credits)
- Speaking & Listening (10 credits)
Or, (for international students wishing to study English language at post-graduate level)
Some teaching may take place at the weekend and late afternoon.
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
Further details of qualification
60 credits = Post Graduate Certificate; 120 credits = Post Graduate Diploma; 180 credits = MA or MEd.
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Course contact details
- The Postgraduate Ofice
- + 44 (0)1248 383275