Taught course

Advanced Educational Practice

UCL - University College London · Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of a second-class Bachelor’s degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, or a teaching qualification (Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent) with two years’ practical experience is required. Applicants with alternative qualifications may wish to consider the Graduate Diploma route.

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Good.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Advanced Educational Practice MA has been developed to enable participants to reflect on their own practice, taking a professional academic approach. The programme\'s presentation is either fully online for individual students or a combination of online and face-to-face for those joining an MA school-based cohort group (minimum of 12 participants).

The UCL Institute of Education (IOE) is ranked first in the world for education for the third year running (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016) and first in the UK for research strength (Research Excellence Framework 2014).

This programme has been developed to respond to educational practitioner needs in both UK and International settings.

Full-time: 1 year; Flexible: up to 5 years;

Fees and funding

Fee UK/EU Full-time: GBP7,925; Overseas Full-time: GBP17,190;

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
distance learning
12 months
60 months


All modules are taught fully online through our virtual learning environment (VLE) Moodle. Attendance for individual participants is measured through access to the material and activities, responses in forums and completion of tasks which are shared online via Keep In Touch (KIT) forums. All participants are assessed through coursework (which may be a long essay, portfolio or presentation) at the end of each module and receive both formative written assessment on a draft and summative written assessment following final submission.

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 3370 1214