Taught course

Education

Institution
University of Essex Online · Education
Qualifications
MEd

Entry requirements

In order to satisfy the Academic Entry Route requirements for our Master of Education programme you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:

  • An undergraduate degree from an approved institution equivalent to a UK Honours degree or a relevant professional qualification.

In order to satisfy the Work Experience Entry Route requirements for our Master of Education programme you must meet the following criteria as a minimum:

  • At least two years’ teaching experience in a post-compulsory educational setting.

Months of entry

January, September, July, April

Course content

Get ready for the teaching practices of the future with this final stage of our Master of Education programme. Building on the knowledge gained from our PG Cert and PG Dip programmes, this Masters in Education course will explore how key findings of cognitive science relate to learning and teaching in an educational context, and how this should affect your own approaches to learning and teaching.

Throughout the course you’ll also learn how to describe the stages and conventions of academic investigation, including framing a research question, writing a proposal and selecting research methods. Working alongside fellow education professionals, you’ll also discover how to adapt confidently to a range of educational contexts, using skills and strategies to solve problems, monitor progress and alter your approaches where necessary.

Finally, you will also design, plan and conduct an academic research project that impacts teaching, learning or assessment in a particular educational setting.

With practical and transferable skills for practitioners in almost every area of education, including early career and more senior staff, this course provides the perfect opportunity for reflection and longer-term career development.

Fees and funding

UK students
£10,608
International students
£10,608

Qualification and course duration

MEd

online
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries Team
Email
enquiries@online.essex.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 800 0527 526