Taught course


University of Dundee · School of Education and Social Work

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally be graduates or be able to provide evidence that they can work at postgraduate level. Applicants should be currently employed in Education.

Leading Learning and Teaching Inclusion and Learner Support Nursery/Early Education Pupil Care and SupportInternational EducationDeveloping Mathematical ThinkingChildhood PracticeInto Headship

Months of entry

September, March

Course content

The Master of Education programme is essential for all professionals who work in an educational setting and wish to enhance their professional learning and improve career progression prospects. Students can tailor the educational experience to suit their individual experience, needs and interests. The programme can be accessed entirely at a distance via the University virtual learning environment. There are both workplace based and non-workplace based routes through the programme.

The programme is the first in Scotland to be accredited by the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) and by successfully completing the programme participants can register for an IB Advanced Certificate in Teaching and Learning Research, the IB Certificate in Leadership Practice and IB Advanced Certificate in Leadership Research.

Entry to the programme is open to teachers and professionals with experience of working in educational settings who have a degree or equivalent and relevant experience

Named pathways

The MEd is inquiry-based and provides flexible routes in:

  • Childhood Practice
  • Developing Mathematical Thinking
  • Inclusion and Learner Support
  • International Education
  • Leading Learning & Teaching
  • Nursery/Early Education
  • Pupil Care & Support
  • Into Headship

Fees and funding

Self Funding, Educational Authorities, SHEFC.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months


part time
24 months


part time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Professional practice100

Course contact details

Admissions Administrator
+44 (0)1382 381122