Its modular structure allows you to personalise your choice of units and progress at a pace that best suits you, with a final phase focused on educational research via a dissertation.

The MA Education engages you with key issues in education and aims to encourage your evidence-based practice, as you make direct and meaningful connections between the course and your own experiences and aspirations.

The course helps you to broaden your knowledge of educational ideas and research findings, as you identify and justify recommendations for further action. This places you in a better position to develop your work as a classroom practitioner or school leader.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 9900 Year (Non-EEA)
  • GBP 4500 Year (EEA)
Start date , August 2016, September 2016, December 2016, January 2017
Credits 90
Duration full-time 36 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 60 months
Part-time variant Evening

Course Content

  • Dissertation (EDC011-6) Compulsory
  • Addressing Challenging Pupil Behaviour In Schools (Distance Learning) (EDC087-6) Optional
  • Addressing Difficulties In Literacy Development And Dyslexia (Distance Learning) (EDC088-6) Optional
  • Evolving Theories Of Autism (EDC078-6) Optional
  • Exploring Coaching And Mentoring (EDC082-6) Optional
  • Further Development Of Special Education Needs Coordination In Schools (EDC047-6) Optional
  • Inclusive Education (EDC007-6) Optional
  • Introduction To Special Education Needs Coordination In Schools (EDC004-6) Optional
  • Managing Learning And Teaching (EDC006-6) Optional
  • Reflecting On Professional Practice (EDC040-6) Optional
  • Research Methods In Education (EDC010-6) Optional
  • Strategic Leadership And Management (EDC009-6) Optional
  • Understanding Difficulties In Literacy And Dyslexia (Distance Learning) (EDC086-6) Optional
  • Understanding Pupil Behaviour In Schools (Distance Learning) (EDC085-6) Optional

English Language Requirements

CAE score
180(Grade C)

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As a general guide, to apply for a place on an undergraduate course (BA/BSc) at the University you need to have completed your high school education and have the required English qualification.

We have students from all the European Union member countries so we are quick to make decisions on most qualifications.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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