Entry requirements

  • An undergraduate degree is usually required, however admission on the grounds of experience is considered for highly experienced applicants
  • Accreditation of prior, certificated learning can be given for up to 90 credits for relevant Masters' study undertaken within the last five years

Months of entry


Course content

Our MA Education provides opportunities for practitioners across a wide range of contexts to research and apply theory to practice in order to drive improvements in their current professional settings. The course offers flexibility for busy professionals to engage in postgraduate study. It can be studied either part-time or full-time at our Plymouth campus or part-time at our Marjon Cornwall campus in Truro to fit in with professional and family commitments.

Our MA Education is taught in partnership with Teaching School Alliances, Multi-Academy Trusts, SCITT partners, Diocesan offices, military, health, sport, outdoor education, local authorities and a wide range of other employers and organisations throughout the South-West and beyond.

The course ethos is informed, first and foremost, by a renowned student-centred approach focusing on developing and enhancing professionals’ practice and specific subject expertise, which allows you to identify your own research focus.

Study in either Plymouth or Truro for this Masters degree. Research your area of interest within education and apply your findings to benefit your organisation, and enhance your career progression. Delivered part-time to support working professionals (Saturday and evening sessions).

Information for international students

Fees for International students: £14,500 per annum

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Fees UK students: £8,000 per annum

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

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