This flexible programme is aimed at educators and education professionals that want to gain additional knowledge and skills to help improve their practice through a highly personalised programme of master's level study.

You’ll select the majority of your credits from modules that interest you across the School of Education, giving you the opportunity to pursue a broad range of interests and focus on the topics that suit your personal career ambitions.

Through your core modules, you’ll build your knowledge of educational research methods and data analysis, and apply what you’ve learnt to your own dissertation on a related topic of your choosing.

The programme allows you to draw on expertise from many different areas of education including digital tools and technology enhanced learning, development in childhood and youth, special educational needs, and language education among other topics to tailor your studies to your own interests.

You’ll also develop your skills with a choice of modules focused on educational research and data analysis as well as completing two core modules focusing on research methods and completing an independently researched dissertation with support from your appointed supervisor.

Throughout your study, you’ll improve your skills in communication, leadership, research, data collection, analysis and evaluation – all vital for a career in the education sector.

MA Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
12 months Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

A bachelor degree (hons) with a 2:1 or non-UK equivalent plus two years’ experience as a practitioner in education in any sector: for example, in a school, college, or within higher education. We will consider applicants with alternative qualifications and experience on an individual basis.

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