Entry requirements

This programme is for either primary or secondary school teachers, who already have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or are working towards QTS.

Months of entry


Course content

* Suitable for either primary or secondary school teachers
* Designed for those who have either gained QTS or are working towards it
* Enhance your understanding of education and teaching through master’s-level study
* Taught through a mixture of face-to-face sessions and online tutorial support
* Sessions will take place during school holidays

About the Department

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 5.5 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

UK students
Please see the website for fee information per year
International students
​Please see the website for fee information per year

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    10 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    This course is suitable for either primary or secondary-school teachers.

Course contact details

Global Recruitment Team