Entry requirements

Individuals with an undergraduate degree, typically 2.1 or higher, with an interest in pursuing a career in education.

Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) to the value of 30 credits is available within the master's framework. It is possible to APL against either Capturing Professional Education or Mentoring in the Practice Setting/Principles of Practice Education. It is not possible to APL against the research modules. Where APL is sought, there is a requirement that it must have been conferred within the last 5 years.

If you already have a PGCE, you may want to consider MA in Education (Advanced Standing).

Months of entry


Course content

Our MA Education course in an ideal course if you are passionate about education and want a comprehensive qualification. Employers looking to fill leadership and advanced pracicioner roles are increasingly looking for candidates with a master's degree, demonstrating their level of understanding of the sector.

Whether you want to build your skills in a current teaching role, or start a career in education or academic research, this course gives you the tools to begin applying advanced teaching techniques in a professional setting.

Information for international students

Visit our International Students webpage.

Fees and funding

Please see the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Enquiries Team
+44(0) 1494 605060