Taught course

Education (Wales)

Cardiff Metropolitan University · Cardiff School of Education and Social Policy

Entry requirements

Candidates must hold Qualified Teacher Status and be currently employed in the compulsory education sector in Wales. Please check Fees & Funding Information section.

Please check our Compulsory Supporting Documents page for further information on compulsory documents you will need to provide when applying for this course. These include:

  • Evidence of QTS
  • Reference from Head Teacher
  • Supplementary Application Form
  • Recognition of Prior Learning Form
  • Proof of Residency in Wales Form

Months of entry


Course content

This National MA Education (Wales) is a truly transformative and sector leading programme for educational professionals in Wales, from early career teachers to senior leaders.

The following study options are available:

- MA Education (Wales)

- MA Education (Wales) Additional Learning Needs

- MA Education (Wales) Leadership

- MA Education (Wales) Curriculum

- MA Education (Wales) Equity in Education

The National MA Education (Wales) has been collaboratively developed by seven universities in Wales, through direct engagement with a variety of key stakeholders including Welsh Government. This Masters’ degree in Education will ensure that all education professionals in Wales have the same high-quality opportunity to enhance their professional knowledge, engage with research, and to improve their professional practice.

The course is eligible for funding from the Welsh Government, subject to meeting eligibility criteria.

Fees and funding

As a postgraduate, research or part-time student, the tuition fees you are charged will depend on the course you choose to study. Full information is available on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Admissions Team