Taught course

Master of Education

Northumbria University · Teacher Education

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Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

The course offers you the chance to take your professional practice to the next level.

You’ll gain fresh new perspectives, learn new approaches and develop your knowledge around education, particularly in relation to research, policy and practice.

By offering a flexible choice of modules and pathway options, you can also align your studies to your professional interests.

Students can select from one of four Master of Education pathways; choosing Curriculum Development, Teaching and Learning, Leadership and Management or Special Educational Needs.

As part of your core modules, you’ll evaluate and develop a critical understanding of the relationships between research, policy, practice and data. You’ll also develop important reflective skills that will be invaluable as you progress in your career.

Your chosen pathway modules will positively build your skills and knowledge in your particular specialist area.

Independent study will also help to tailor your learning experiences to your chosen specialist area of practice.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MEd
    full time
    18-24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
0191 227 4453