Taught course


University of Worcester · Institute of Education

Entry requirements

A first or second-class Honours degree in a relevant subject area; a wide range of relevant experience. In many cases it is possible to gain credit for previous study or experience. Previous study at the same level in other institutions is recognised as transferred academic credit, and professional learning can be analysed through the completion of an Independent Study. Up to 50% of taught elements of the award for which you are registered may be achieved through Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) or Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

Church School Leadership, Early Childhood, Leadership & Management, Leading Learning & Teaching, Mentoring & Coaching, Religions & Values Education and Special & Inclusive Education.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This MA Education is a flexibly taught masters course designed primarily for those who work or aspire to work in any field of education and training and whose aim is to develop and improve upon their practice, enhance their professional profile and engage in rigorous research and high level inquiry into their working context.
Whatever stage you are at in your career, we invite you to come and join our learning community as we move into a new phase of development in our postgraduate and doctoral offer. We will equip you as you enter the next phase of your professional life to achieve the excellence you desire for yourselves and those you seek to inspire.
The MA Education also embraces a number of specialist pathways, which will allow you to deepen your knowledge and understanding in an area of particular relevance to your current (or future) professional context. These pathways are:
  • Church School Leadership
  • Early Childhood
  • Leadership and Management;
  • Leading Learning and Teaching
  • Mentoring and Coaching
  • Religions and Values Education and
  • Special and Inclusive Education

Information for international students

An international and full-time route is available. This route consists of three taught modules in each of the first two terms and a three-module Dissertation in the third term.

Fees and funding

UK students
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Subsidised study for qualified teachers may be available. Contact for advice.

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Qualification and course duration


full time
18 months
part time
36 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


part time
12 months
full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment40
Dissertation60 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Admissions Office
01905 855111
01905 855377