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Entry requirements

Evidence of successful completion of study at Higher Education Level 6 (equivalent to Year 3 of an undergraduate degree programme).

Students must have current or recent experience of working in education settings and will normally have access to such a setting for practitioner research, particularly for the dissertation.

You will normally need a good honours degree to enter a Master's level course. However, it is recognised that some applicants may not meet these standard requirements, yet may be desirable candidates with other appropriate skills and knowledge. In this case you may be offered the opportunity to complete an orientation module or a portfolio to demonstrate your ability to work at Level 7. Applicants may be asked to attend an interview.

If English is not your first language you require an IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no element below 5.5 for most standard undergraduate and postgraduate courses. There are some exceptions and if the IELTS requirement differs it will be specified on the course page.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Master's in Education course is a dynamic and flexible way of pursuing your passion for education through academia.

Available full or part-time, it can fit around your circumstances as a practising education professional, or be undertaken during a career break. Through taught modules and your own research, you will study a variety of important, contemporary themes in education across the profession. There is also the option of gaining specialists postgraduate certificates within the Master's, and you will benefit from an active postgraduate community during your studies.

Our Masters in Education encourages and supports rigorous and critical professional development that can have significant impact on all learners’ outcomes and organisational change. It has flexible modules to enable you to explore your interests and concerns relevant to your professional context. As well as the generic course, there are a number of specialist Postgraduate Certificates that can be studied separately or incorporated into the main course, along with a specialist route for those involved in higher education.

The course is for anyone with an interest in education, including those currently employed in different education settings or involved in educational work within an organisation or agency. Its flexible nature enables you to apply the learning and select areas of focus for assignments to support your professional practice and academic interests. The dissertation enables you to research in depth one particular theme of your choice.

There is a thriving postgraduate community with opportunities to attend conferences, study days, workshops and seminars on campus and at other locations.

Information for international students

Canterbury Christ Church University welcomes applications from International Students. For more information please visit our website.

Fees and funding

For up to date fee and loan information please visit our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Department of Professional Development
Email
cpd@canterbury.ac.uk