A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered.
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.
Months of entry
Whether you're an education professional or someone with an interest in the field, this MA Education Studies degree course will give you the skills to critically reflect on contemporary national and global educational issues – from childhood, educational psychology, and educational research, to schools, colleges and universities and continuing professional development.
You'll learn to handle complex issues at an advanced level and if you're already in a professional role, you'll develop the skills needed to lead in education policy and pedagogy, enhancing your career prospects.
What you'll experience
- Examine contemporary issues and perspectives in education at a local, national and global level
- Study educational research methods in preparation for a dissertation or work-based project
- Choose a subject-specific pathway that is related to your research interests and/or your CPD needs
- Carry out a research project related to your employment
Work experience and career planning
Once you graduate, our Careers and Employability service will help you find a job that puts your skills to use.
You can continue to use this service for up to 5 years after you leave the University, so we'll be on hand to support you as you advance in your career.
Careers and opportunities
When you finish the course, your understanding of both the theory and practical application of current knowledge in the field of education will place you in a strong position to advance your career.
Career opportunities include:
- University lecturer
- School mentor
- Senior educational leader/manager
- Academic study
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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