Taught course

Educational Practice and Research

University of East Anglia · School of Education and Lifelong Learning

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Entry requirements

Applicants should have a degree at 2:2 or equivalent in any subject.

Months of entry


Course content

This MA aims to build on your existing interests and expertise. You can enjoy flexible and personalised study patterns that complement your professional work commitments. Expect to graduate with a wide range of skills that will be invaluable in your future career.

The award of MA Educational Practice and Research requires the successful completion of 180 MA credits. The course consists of a number of taught modules, delivered during evening sessions or on Saturdays. You will study 30 credit modules relevent to your own interests and complete a 60 credit dissertation to be awarded the full Master of Arts degree.

Your research skills component is delivered by academic staff with expertise in conducting qualitative and quantitative studies during the dissertation module. Your dissertation will allow you to develop expertise in an area of your choice under the supervision of an experienced member of the academic staff. Previous participants have often chosen to focus on issues which relate to aspects of school improvement, which therefore benefit not only their own professional development but also the wider education community.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)1603 591515