Taught course


University of Hertfordshire · School of Education

Entry requirements

You would need to have a first degree for acceptance onto the programme, or equivalent qualifications and/or experience. You also need to demonstrate appropriate competency in reading and writing for Masters study, and should have GCSE English language grade C or above, or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The traditional route towards a Master's still suits many serving practitioners, allowing them the opportunity to work within a learning community of fellow professionals from differing backgrounds and with different perspectives. Taught sessions are built around discussion, discovery, shared learning and peer review with tutor support and expertise immediately at hand.All modules are constructed so that the focus of the work should be upon students’ individual interests and professional requirements. The MA award is achieved for 180 credits gained. Two award titles are offered as follows:

MA Education gained through focusing on any professional interests of choice

MA Education and Leadership gained through demonstrating a leadership focus for 50% of study

Relevant level 7 credits for previous study might be accepted through the APCL process for part-time study. Students would complete course in 2 years.

Information for international students

If English is not the 1st language, a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent is required.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)1707 284800
+44 (0)1707 284870