Taught course

Education Online MSc

University of Glasgow · College of Social Sciences

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or or non-UK equivalent in any subject.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

There is a huge discrepancy in educational standards both nationally and internationally, yet the commitment to provide the best opportunities remains strong. University of Glasgow recognises the need for quality teachers and our Online MSc Education is committed to developing you into a future curriculum leader. We do this with a strong focus on research and high-level teaching from our expert faculty and as a result, the School of Education are ranked 1st in the UK (The Times Good University Guide 2018).

Choose your own path

This programme offers four specialist pathways, letting you tailor your studies to your unique experiences and career goals.

  • Psychological and international perspectives in adult education
  • Assessment and pedagogy
  • Inclusive and special education
  • Museum education

Each of these options is tailored towards providing you with the skills necessary for a successful career in education and help shape the minds of tomorrow.

Expert teaching

As the highest ranked Russell Group university for teaching, learning is part of our DNA. Studying at our School of Education, you’ll learn from lecturers at the forefront of educational research, such as Dr Jennifer Farrar, whose current work on critical literacy in the classroom is prompting policy change. But don’t just take our word for it, University of Glasgow’s School of Education is ranked 1st in the UK for student satisfaction (The Times Good University Guide 2018).

100% online, interactive learning

Studying online means you don’t have to sacrifice your current career in order to pursue a new one. University of Glasgow’s Online MSc Education will provide you with industry-lead teaching and cutting-edge research without you having to set foot on campus. You would be able to access our interactive resources from anywhere and at any time; this includes video, audio, real-time interactive tools, discussion areas, and more. What’s more, once you’ve started the programme, we won’t leave you to it. We’ll always be on hand to help you, all the way through to graduation.

World changers welcome: join us and make your mark

Information for international students

International students: applicants must have an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band.

Fees and funding

UK students
£15,000*, Part-time fees £1667 per 20 Credit
International students
£15,000*, Part-time fees £1667 per 20 Credit

*Total cost, incremental payment schedule available. Fee information is subject to change and is for guidance only.

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Qualification and course duration


30-72 months


12 months


24 months

Course contact details

Online Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)141 278 7247