Taught course

Education (Teacher Education)

Edge Hill University · Secondary and Further Education

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree (normally a 2.2 or above) in a field related to education or an equivalent qualification acceptable to Edge Hill University. Applicants, who come from a different academic background, which is equivalent to degree level, or have 2 or more years of relevant work experience, are welcome to apply. Or a Masters degree or equivalent in a relevant field.

Months of entry


Course content

The MA Education (Teacher Education) has been designed to help realise the life and career ambitions of a diverse body of professionals who are working in education and related settings. In exploring, implementing, and evaluating mentoring practices in teacher education this programme provides you with opportunities to develop theoretical and practice knowledge and skills to positively influence the lives of learners across all age phases and of all types of learning needs and abilities. You will also develop skills of intellectual synthesis and analysis, critical writing, and confident dissemination to enable you to lead and transform institutions, policy, academic literature, and public debate about education. If you are seeking to develop your practice and gain expertise in the field of education, then this is the programme for you. Furthermore, the knowledge, understanding and skills nurtured on this MA will prepare you for further study at PhD and EdD level.

You will benefit from exceptional personalised support, tailored to your individual professional interests, and needs, and a flexible delivery model, consisting of twilight on campus sessions enhanced by activities on our VLE. The blend of students from different professional backgrounds will enable discussion, debate, and the sharing of experiences in a supportive and welcoming environment, facilitated by staff who are experts in education theory and practice. You will also develop essential transferable skills, from purposeful and effective communication to utilising a range of media, making justifiable decisions in complex and unpredictable situations, and planning appropriate targets for improvement.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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