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Entry requirements

A 2(ii) honours degree is required and relevant work experience as a teacher/lecturer or teaching assistant is preferred.

From 2021, applicants will need to have a minimum of two weeks experience in a school or educational setting. This could be as a volunteer, intern or student.

Applicants should include details of this in the C.V. they include with their application.

Applicants who are not native-English speakers should have: IELTS 6.5 with no element below 6.0.

Students with lower scores may undertake a pre-sessional English course at ELCOS the University’s English Language Centre.

• MA Education – 6.5 (6.0)

The deadline for applications by home students is 31st August each year.

Months of entry


Course content

In this rapidly changing world, a postgraduate course can serve different needs and give you that extra edge that today’s employers are looking for, or secure that much-needed promotion. Whatever your academic or professional goals, the School of Education’s long tradition of academic excellence will help you get there.

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.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    15 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

The Postgraduate Office
+44 (0)1248 383275