Taught course

Education Practice

De Montfort University · Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally possess a 2.1 (Hons) degree in any discipline and have teaching experience. Applicants must also set up a work placement within an educational setting for the duration of the MA course. For applicants with appropriate existing qualifications (e.g. PGCE), the course will actively seek to offer accredited prior learning facilities of up to 60 credits. This should be discussed with the course leader at application stage. Non-standard applications will be considered accordingly.

MA/PG Dip/PG Cert

Months of entry


Course content

Existing teachers are encouraged to use their own place of work as a basis for assignments; Develop career prospects in the education industry; Accredited prior learning of up to 60 credits may be offered subject to individual circumstances; All Education Studies staff are experienced and qualified teachers and are recognised by the university for excellent teaching and for curriculum design and innovation.

This course is ideal if you wish to further your career. It fits with the latest demands of the Training andDevelopment Agency for teaching staff to be educated to master's level and will help prepare and build on the demands of National Professional Qualification for Headship. The course is also an ideal vehicle for those wishing to work and research in the academic
discipline of Education Studies.

The course team are all experienced and qualified teachers and lecturers,and have been recognised by university awards for excellent teaching and for Curriculum Design and Innovation.

Example Core modules:

  • Researching Education
  • Major project/dissertation
  • Assessment and the Curriculum
  • Current and Emergent Issues
  • Technology Enhanced Learning
  • Inclusion in Practice
  • Learners and Learning
  • Managing Educational Change

Information for international students

Equivalent qualifications from other international systems will receive the same consideration, and applicants whose first language is not English should also have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Admissions Department
+44 (0)116 2577700