International Education MA, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


The MA in International Education is designed for educational professionals in primary, secondary or tertiary education, as well other organisations with an educational remit - for example NGOs, charitable organisations, museums and galleries.This degree will:

  • Enhance understanding of contemporary educational issues, both national and international, for those educational professionals in primary, secondary and tertiary education and other organisations with an educational remit.
  • Develop participants’ ability to reflect on theory in the area of teaching and learning and use it as the basis for understanding and improving practice.
  • Develop participants’ ability to undertake small scale research.
  • Develop participant’s understanding of ethical principles which underpin the design, conduct and reporting of educational research.

Programme Structure

Course modules

Students will undertake the following two core modules:

  • Contemporary Issues in International Education
  • Introduction to Educational Research Methods

Students then choose one of the following specialist pathways which focus on different aspects of international education:

  • Pedagogy
  • Innovation and Reform
  • Leadership, Culture and Learning
  • Learning Technologies (Distance Learning only)
  • Inclusion and Special Education Needs

Detailed Programme Facts

    • Starting in

      • There is no deadline for this start date.
  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
  • Intensity Flexible
  • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Structure
    Fully structured
  • Student interaction
    Online group works/assignments
  • Attendance
    No Attendance
  • Teacher support
    Continuous support with feedback on request

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Academic Requirements

  • 1st degree at Class 2.2 (UK equivalent) or above
  • GPA 3 (US equivalent) or above

For applicants whose first language is not English; IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6 in each component or equivalent.

Candidates should normally be teachers or others working in, or who intend to work in, the educational field. Direct experience of working in education is not an essential attribute, but evidence of knowledge and understanding of educational systems, such as the satisfactory completion of an education programme, is a requirement.

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • GBP 14105 International
  • GBP 7500 EU/EEA

2016/17, Full-time Campus-Based :

  • Home/EU: £7,500
  • International: £14,105

October 2016/April 2017- Distance learning :

  • Home/EU: £9,310
  • International: £10,830
  • Discounted fee for students studying in eligible countries: £8,760
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