Taught course


Nottingham Trent University · Nottingham Institute of Education

Entry requirements

You will need a good degree, at a minimum of 2.2 from a recognised university. Work experience is preferred, but applications will be considered without it. We can find placements during the course for students without experience.

Months of entry


Course content

This full-time, one year, research-based degree will further your professional development and enhance your career prospects.

This research-based course is designed for those working in the field of education at all levels. It is suitable for teachers, lecturers and administrators working in schools, post-compulsory or university sectors. Although it is not a teaching degree and does not provide QTS, it is ideal for those who have completed an accredited teacher-training programme or degree and wish to study the field of education further.

Why choose this course?

  • Develop your professional practice
  • Learn from experienced tutors who are leading researchers and practitioners in the education field
  • Develop understanding of your field through independent research
  • Expand your knowledge and skills to enhance your educational practice.

Information for international students

For international students' fees and financial information, please visit our website.

Fees and funding

You might be able to get a scholarship to help fund your studies. We award scholarships to those students who can demonstrate excellent achievement, passion and dedication to their studies.

Please take a look at our postgraduates’ guide funding page for information about sourcing grants, bursaries and scholarships, and much more.

Qualification and course duration


part time
Up to 5 years months
full time
12 months


full time
12 months
part time
Up to 5 years months


full time
12 months
part time
Up to 5 years months

Course contact details

Admissions Team
+44 (0) 115 848 4200