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Entry requirements

As well as a good honours degree in a relevent discipline, applicants will also need two years experience in the field of education. We consider applicants with alternative experience on an individual basis.

Months of entry


Course content

MA Education is a flexible one year full-time programme for primary or secondary school teachers that wish to develop the educational understanding, analytical skills and leadership qualities necessary to improve pupil development and achievement in schools.

Our programme provides you with the opportunity to learn more about curriculum, school management and leadership, as well as information technology and research methods.

MA Education is also appropriate for international students that would like to broaden their knowledge and understanding of different aspects of educational theory and practice.

We designed this programme to aid the professional development of experienced teachers within the context and atmosphere of the latest research in education. We offer a wide range of specialist module subjects so you can tailor the programme to your own specific needs.

Information for international students

The University of Leeds welcomes international students. English language is required (e.g. IELTS). Accommodation is guaranteed for all new international students paying fees at non-EU rate.

For further information about joining the University as an international student, visit our website.

Fees and funding

The School of Education offers scholarships to UK and International students studying a Masters course in the School. Find out more.

The University also has scholarships available to UK /EU and International Students. Find out more

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment66
Dissertation34 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)133 343 4602