Taught course

Education

Institution
University of Reading · Institute of Education
Qualifications
MAPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). Apart from the standard university entry requirements, we normally expect students to have a professional background in education and training with experience of teaching. Ideally we would like students to have had at least two years’ experience of teaching/training but will consider applications from good students with at least one year’s experience. If you have a slightly lower degree qualification than usual, this can be compensated for by good teaching experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA Education helps teachers and other educationalists deepen their understanding of teaching and learning.

* Underpinned by up-to-date research evidence
* Examines the broader philosophical, sociological and psychological aspects and issues of education
* Designed to be flexible to meet the needs of busy professionals
* Includes the option to study different modules and tailor the course to suit your interests and career aspirations
About the Department
Education at Reading
Our Institute of Education is an established leading provider of high-quality training and research in education. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework assessment (2014), 80% of our research was rated as world leading or internationally excellent, with a global impact on educational policy and practice.
Our passion for transforming lives through education is at the heart of our commitment to developing caring, reflective, professional educational practitioners. Our networks and the impact of our work are both local and global. Locally, we have well-established partnerships with over 300 schools, which we work closely with to train the next generation of outstanding teachers. Globally, our research, consultancy and other projects extend to countries as varied as China, Jamaica, the USA and Singapore.
At master’s level, we offer a broad range of courses including a flexible MA Education with specialised pathways; certificates in Early Years Practice, Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) and Reflective Practice; and an extensive range of teacher training courses with first-rate placements. Additionally, we co-deliver an MA English Language Education course with Guangdong University of Foreign Studies.

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,360
International students
£15,650

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
up to 63 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
varies months

PGCert

full time
varies months

Course contact details

Name
Global Recruitment Team
Email
student.recruitment@reading.ac.uk