Education, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • Tuition
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  • English (take IELTS)
The Education MA at Brunel University London is designed for those with a broad interest in education and enables students to undertake a high-level, critical evaluation of educational theory and practice.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


This course is available as the MA in Education or the MA in Education with a specialism in:

  • Leadership and Management
  • Science, Maths, Technology (STEM) Education
  • Social Justice, Equity and Inclusion


  • You will learn to identify problems and questions in areas of interest and to design study plans or research strategies to deal with them.
  • You will undertake a high-level, critical evaluation of educational theory and practice.
  • You will develop the skills and confidence to enhance professional practice in learning organisations.
  • You will undertake a critical and informed evaluation of relevant research.

Programme Structure


All students must complete these two modules, unless an exemption has been approved:

  • Issues and Perspectives in Education
  • Disciplines of Education

Students to do the two modules specialist modules related to their area of chosen specialisation:

  • Social Justice, Equity and Inclusion
  • Social and Educational Diversity: the Nature and Implications of Social and Individual Differences in Education
  • Catering for Social and Individual Differences in Education: Policy and Practice
  • STEM Education
  • Issues in STEM Education
  • Towards Effectiveness in STEM Education
  • Leadership and Management
  • Coaching for Educational Leadership
  • Educational Leadership: Theories and Perspectives

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic Requirements

  • A UK second class (2:2) Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification. Relevant professional experience is desirable.
  • Associate students who register for individual modules may progress to the Master's course by successfully completing four modules.
  • Applicants will be required to attend an interview.
English Language Requirements
  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 65% (min 60% in all areas)

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 15750 International
  • GBP 7500 EU/EEA

  • UK/EU students: £7,500 full-time; £3,750 part-time
  • International students: £15,750 full-time; £7,875 part-time


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