Taught course

Education: Religious Education

Institution
St Mary's University, Twickenham, London · St Mary's University, Twickenham, London
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You will normally be expected to possess a good honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university or an equivalent qualification approved by the University.

Additional requirement information

Experience of working in an educational setting or a relevant professional interest is also required.

Accredited prior learning

Applicants with up to 90 Level 7 credits (for example from a PGCE, National Professional Qualification or National SENCo Award) are eligible to apply for exemption from up to three modules

Months of entry

September

Course content

Why study Education: Religious Education

If you're involved in the teaching of Religious Education you'll find that this degree is structured to meet your professional development needs.

Education: Religious Education is suitable for you regardless of whether you're a specialist or non-specialist RE teacher/leader. It will fit your needs no matter what school phase or educational context you work in, or at which stage in your career you're currently at.

It enables you as a teacher or current/aspiring middle or senior leader of Religious Education to critically reflect on your experience and practice. It will also develop your academic knowledge and ability to link theory with your practice.

You'll have the opportunity to explore an area of interest relevant to your work as you undertake a small-scale practitioner research enquiry, leading to evidence-informed innovation in Religious Education.

Why St Mary's

Education: Religious Education builds on our long tradition of excellence in teacher education. The success of the degree lies in the flexible structure, bespoke delivery and high quality of teaching.

We provide a flexible approach studying the degree, with the course being taught at in person and as a distance learning programme. You can choose to attend the monthly Saturday Schools either on campus or via video conferencing.

You'll apply your learning to practical situations within your own school, using your knowledge to drive effective change. The programme will enable you to support these changes by engaging in current debates within education.

You will work with - and learn from - lecturers with a background in teaching, managing and leading Religious Education. The team also has a wealth of experience in research and consultancy.

As a Religious Education student, you'll have access to excellent online learning resources and a dedicated education library that boasts numerous study spaces, open access IT facilities and a café.

Education degree pathways

This degree is one pathway from within our Education Master's programme, which includes:

Information for international students

International students should check our country-specific pages for equivalents. If English is not your first language you will need to achieve an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in any section (or equivalent).

We now accept IELTS Indicator test results as proof of your English language level.

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
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Mary Mihovilovic
Email
mary.mihovilovic@stmarys.ac.uk