Taught course

Education (International)

Keele University · School of Social Science and Public Policy

Entry requirements

University degree, English as first language or IELTS score of 6.5 or above. Entry to Year 2 dependent on suitable experience and qualifications (for direct entry to Year 2, successful applicants must already hold a PGCE or equivalent, and be subject to satisfactory accreditation of prior experience (APEL).


Months of entry


Course content

The MA Education (International) (MAEdi) is a flexible, part-time, semi-distance learning programme. It is accredited, validated, taught and assessed by Keele University, UK. The course is designed for those working in international schools and similar organisations. The aim is to broaden teachers’ knowledge, understanding and skills within their own professional setting. The programme has a clear practical focus, underpinned by theory and which provides participants with an opportunity to develop their professional comptence and enhance their capacity to engage in critically reflective practice as advanced educational professionals.

The MA Ed (Int) is particularly innovative because it links different modes of study, which comprise:

  • modularised coursework undertaken on a part-time, distance-learning basis.
  • work-based research related to experience and professional interests.
  • content suitable for all curriculums (Including IB, AP, and the National Curriculum of England and Wales).
  • residential programme sessions (in the UK) which provide opportunities for participants to review, discuss and challenge ideas but also to share good practice.

This prestigious MAEdi is open to any teacher in an international school in any country. The programme is also suitable for British state school teachers seeking a qualification directly relevant to international schooling and education.

Information for international students

Attendance requirement at Keele University

Fees and funding

UK students
International students


Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment120
Dissertation60 (15,000 words)

Course contact details

Angela Shelley