Study Education in United Kingdom

Study Education in United Kingdom

Studying Education

Education is the science or art of teaching and training, focusing on the efficient methods teachers apply in the education process in a formal setting (kinder garden, school, high-school, etc.). Closely connected with pedagogy, most frequently an education programme prepares graduates from this degree in becoming a teacher.

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552 Education Master's degrees in United Kingdom

, Postgrad.Cert. PGCE Primary (specialising in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2)

During the PGCE Primary (specialising in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2) programme, students will be prepared to teach 5-11 year olds, with a specialism in Key Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2) and Key Stage 2 (Years 3 to 6). You will be learning across the six years that contain the fulcrum of primary education. You will be working with children as they acquire key skills and gain much more control over their lives as learners. This course is offered by University of East Anglia.

School of Education and Life Long Learning
, M.Sc. Digital Education - Online Distance Learning

Learning, teaching and training are profoundly affected by the challenges of the digital age. Whether you are a teacher, lecturer, trainer, librarian, researcher, manager or learning technologist, the Digital Education programme (formerly known as E-learning) from The University of Edinburgh will give you the practical teaching skills and critical insight you need in this fast-moving and richly diverse field.

, M.Ed. Education

This taught masters degree course is a flexible modular qualification with a rich diversity of modules enabling you to choose those most appropriate to your own context and interests. The modules support your professional development through investigation of currently significant issues in the context of your own experience and appropriate literature.

Education
, M.Sc. Education

The Education programme from The University of Edinburgh will provide an ideal foundation for students who wish to work in education policy, research or practice or for those who want to go on to doctoral study. You will learn through a combination of lectures, student-led seminars/presentations and, where appropriate, practical skills training and project work.

, M.Sc. Learning for Sustainability

This MSc in Learning for Sustainability from The University of Edinburgh is an opportunity to study international educational responses to global issues and benefit from Scotland’s position as one of the leading countries in the world in this field.

, M.A. Online and Distance Education

This masters degree is part of a programme that includes a postgraduate certificate and postgraduate diploma. These qualifications are presented by The Open University's Institute of Educational Technology and are open to students from countries all over the world.

Education
, M.A. Education (Online)

If your career involves educating other people and you'd like to improve your professional expertise or progress into a more senior role, the MA Education (Online) degree course at the University of Derby is designed to help you.

Online Learning (UDOL)
, M.A. Early Childhood

The early years of a child’s life are probably the most crucial for establishing a solid foundation for health, well-being and lifelong learning. As awareness increases of the critical importance of healthy development and learning in the early years, so too does the need for early childhood professionals who have the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary for guiding and supporting young children and families.

, M.Sc. Translation Studies with TESOL

A postgraduate degree in Translation Studies with TESOL is of the highest value. Not only will it equip you with professional level translation skills in international dialogues, enabling you to play your part in developing a global community, it will also give you an entry-level teaching qualification with which you can embark on a career in English Language Teaching. Here in the UK, recent research has shown that the fall in the number of language learners over the past decade has come at a big cost to the economy.

Languages, Cultures & Religions
, M.A. International Educational Leadership and Policy

This International Educational Leadership and Policy specialist programme at the University of Leeds is suitable for educators such as teachers, school leaders, lecturers, inspectors, administrators and officials who want to gain an insight into educational policy issues of current global significance and their implications for the effective leadership of educational institutions.

Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law
, M.A. English Language Teaching and Digital Technologies

MA English Language Teaching and Digital Technologies at the University of Leeds is a distinctive part-time, distance learning programme that allows you, as a practising teacher, to develop your disciplinary expertise in the areas of language education and technology-enhanced education.

Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law
, M.A. Inclusive Education and Disability

The Inclusive Education and Disability programme at Manchester Metropolitan University provide the opportunity to engage with theoretical perspectives and research in the field of inclusion and disability, both nationally and globally. The Masters award is relevant to both UK and international applicants and starts from the premise that terms such as inclusion, disability and special needs are contestable.

Faculty of Education
, M.A. Early Childhood Studies

This distance-learning Early Childhood Studies programme from London Metropolitan University is designed for professionals working within the early childhood workforce, including those who may not be working directly with children but are involved in developing the early childhood workforce, such as further education lecturers and local authority advisors.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
, M.A. Education

The Education MA course from London Metropolitan University enables you to develop a theoretical framework within which you can analyse educational issues and, where appropriate, develop your own professional practice.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
, Postgrad.Dip. Primary Education

Successful participation in this Primary Education programme enables students to gain provisional registration as a Primary teacher, working with young learners in the 3-12 age group. You will benefit from a blend of guidance from a range of successful practitioners, peer learning and individual study

School of Education and Social Work
, Master Early Years Practice with Early Years Professional Status (EYPS)

Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT) Early Years Teacher Status, University of Chester Do you want to be part of a high-quality workforce that is dedicated and passionate about the learning of young children? Do you like working with very young children (ages 0-5 years old), are you passionate about their growing and learning, and do you want to be a part of their amazing educational journey? If so, become an Early Years Teacher (EYT)!

Faculty of Education and Children's Services
, M.A. Education

Education, University of Greenwich programme aims to enable experienced professionals in schools, colleges and local education authorities, who have a commitment to their continued professional development and improved practice, to extend their knowledge, understanding and skills.

School of Education
, M.A. Writer/Teacher

This programme caters for teachers and educators who are keen to develop as both writers and educational practitioners, and is delivered in collaboration with London-based cultural institutions.

Department of English and Comparative Literature
, Postgrad.Cert. Primary Education

Teaching is a challenging and rewarding profession. Effective teachers are able to draw from broad subject specific knowledge; secure understanding of theories about teaching and learning; and commitment to continuous improvement.

University of Bedfordshire
, Postgrad.Cert. PGCE (Secondary) - Art & Design

This programme prepares you to teach art and design in secondary schools. You are shown how to plan, resource and organise art lessons, and how to monitor, record, evaluate and assess the art practices of students.

Department of Educational Studies
, M.A. Education, Innovation and Enterprise

This programme is designed to provide the opportunity of masters level study for learning professionals working in a variety of roles in primary, secondary, further, higher, adult and community education contexts as well as training organisations and prison education. The central theme of the programme is the promotion of innovation and enterprise in teaching and learning.

School of Humanities, Education, Sport and Social Sciences
, M.A. Education & Professional Studies

Education & Professional Studies enables you to reflect on your professional practice, extend your knowledge and develop awareness of significant developments in contemporary pedagogical policy and practice. It is a broad-based programme that suits your specific professional needs and research interests through taught modules plus a research project.

, Master Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Secondary

The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Secondary is a well-established and internationally respected route in to teaching. With a supportive environment in which to develop your craft, and excellent professional prospects for the future, you have the perfect platform from which to launch your career.

Master Programmes
, M.A. Education

The MA Education award at the University of South Wales offers students the maximum flexibility in terms of module choice.

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
, M.A. School Direct

This initial teacher training programme enables lead schools to choose the provider they want to work with. These schools play a key role in recruiting and selecting trainees and they work with the University to provide a high-quality training programme which leads to the award of the Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) with Qualified Teacher Status. Applicants apply direct to a lead school and undertake their placements within the lead school’s partnership. Partnerships may include a mix of primary, special and secondary schools.

School of Education
, Postgrad.Cert. PGCert Secondary Education (Physical Education) with Recommendation for QTS

Physical Education is a compulsory part of the National Curriculum from the ages of 5-16. As part of all children's education, Physical Education provides a crucial and exciting contribution to their education, development, competence and confidence in a range of physical activities both as part of the National Curriculum and throughout their life-course.

College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences
, Postgrad.Cert. Education - PGCE (Secondary)

The Graduate School of Education is an OFSTED 'Outstanding Provider' and offers a one year programme for graduates leading to the award of a PGCE.Master of Education - PGCE (Secondary) is offered at University of Bristol.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
, Postgrad.Cert. Artist Teacher Scheme

The Artist Teacher Scheme (ATS) from Oxford Brookes University is the national programme of continuing professional development courses for artist teachers. It is supported by Arts Council England, the Arts Council of Wales and the Scottish Arts Council and managed by the National Society for Education in Art and Design. The scheme provides opportunities for those working within art education in any sector to review and develop their personal creative practice in relation to the highest levels of contemporary practice.

School of Education
, Master Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Religious Education)

For those wishing to train as teachers of pupils aged 11-18 in Religious Education, the programme will lead to the DfE (HM Government) Standards for QTS which are assessed through teaching practice observation, portfolios and written assignments. The PGCE RE does not provide you with specific subject knowledge content on world faiths and belief systems. This is why we require degree-level evidence of subject knowledge. The course is designed to train you in the art and craft of teaching. To this end, the focus is on the professional standards required of you by the QTS standards, which provides the framework for the course.

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
, Master Medical Education MMedEd, PGDip, PGCert

Our course allows medical educators to enhance their educational practice, skills and knowledge. You will gain expertise in effective medical education in the context of your practice. You will also develop a scholarly approach through evaluating established practice and educational initiatives.

School of Medical Sciences Education Development
, M.A. Cross-Cultural Communication and Education

This MA in Cross-Cultural Communication and Education programme from Newcastle University provides theoretical, research and practical training in areas of international and intercultural communication and their application to education. It will help you achieve a reflective but practical understanding of key issues in educational leadership and management.

School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
, M.Ed. Children's Literature & Literacies

This Children's Literature & Literacies programme at University of Glasgow is the only programme in Scotland dedicated to children’s and young adult’s literature as a primary resource and a field of academic study. You will develop a specialisation that is highly valued in professions such as education, library services and children’s media.

School of Education
, MRes Educational Studies MRes

The MRes in Educational Studies is a combined programme consisting of a taught element and a research element. The taught element consists of a number of core modules which are taken from the Doctoral Research Training programme. You will then complete a 20,000 words research dissertation.

School of Education
, M.A. Education

This award 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 and develop the skills and confidence to enhance professional practice in learning organisations.

College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences
, Postgrad.Dip. Clinical Education

Studying Clinical Education at the UEA, whether it’s to Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or Masters level, is a great way for health and social care professionals to develop their career as a leader in their field and as an educator. If you are a good communicator and have a desire and aptitude for teaching, this could be the course for you.

School of Allied Health Professions
, M.A. Childhood and Youth Studies (2016 Entry)

Childhood and youth studies is located within the School of Education and Social Work at Sussex and draws on teaching and research expertise from both the Departments of Education and the Department of Social Work and Social Care within the School. Social work at Sussex is ranked 1st in the UK in The Guardian University Guide 2015 and The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014, and in the top 10 in the UK in The Complete University Guide 2015.

, M.Sc. Medical and Healthcare Education

This course will introduce you to the core, curricular and structural concepts of learning and teaching within a healthcare context. The main aim is to enable you to develop your skills of independent thinking and practice, based on an advanced knowledge base in learning and teaching.

Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education
, Postgrad.Cert. Education (PGCE): Secondary

This engaging programme will provide both an academic qualification at Masters-level (PGCE) and a recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). You will gain from the expertise and enthusiasm of our school mentors and university subject tutors in small, subject-based teaching groups at Roehampton, tailored to your experience and expertise.

, M.Sc. Educational Studies (MSc)

This programme deepens your understanding of education so that you can better analyse the practice, provisions and policy that are critical within your own professional context. The Educational Studies (MSc) programme is offered at the University of Glasgow.

School of Education
, M.Sc. Healthcare Education

Healthcare Education course enables health professionals to upgrade their qualification and enhance their professional practice with particular emphasis on the education aspects of practice.

, Postgrad.Dip. Childhood Practice

The MEd/PgDip in Childhood Practice provides a practice-based examination of the theoretical approaches important to leadership and management within childhood practice.

School of Education
, M.A. Early Childhood Studies

This course is for people who aim to advance their knowledge of young children's learning and development. Through studying this course, you will enhance your understanding of early childhood education and care, from birth to age eight. You will also develop your research skills.

Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education
, Postgrad.Cert. Primary Teaching leading to Qualified Teacher Status

This course provides an intensive, highly challenging and rewarding programme that will enable you to qualify as a primary teacher (Key Stage 1 and 2) or Foundation Stage/Key Stage 1 in one year. You will also receive the award of PGCE with 60 credits towards a masters degree. School experience in our excellent range of partnership schools enables you to put theory to practice.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
, Preparation Course Learning Support

Learning support can be a challenging but rewarding job. If you are already working in the sector, this course will enable you to develop a greater understanding of the knowledge and skills needed to effectively support children and adults with learning difficulties and other educational challenges, in learning environments.

, Postgrad.Cert. PGCE (Secondary) - Mathematics

London secondary schools need good Mathematics teachers: the job is challenging, demanding and rewarding. This programme prepares you particularly for the demands of multi-ethnic London comprehensive schools.

Department of Educational Studies
, M.A. Mathematics Education

The Mathematics Education MA is for teachers, tutors and others interested in research into how mathematics is taught and learnt. The programme gives students the opportunity to reflect on issues of teaching mathematics, consider the theoretical underpinnings and how to make a rigorous study of mathematical learning.

Institute of Education
, Postgrad.Cert. 7-14 Modern Foreign Languages

Education at Sussex is ranked 11th in the UK in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE). 85 per cent of research is rated as internationally recognised or higher. Education was awarded a very high grade in the latest QAA Review of Education.

, M.A. Children's Book Illustration

Follow in the footsteps of acclaimed children’s artists. Have the opportunity to show your work to publishers at book fairs and exhibitions. Get dedicated support from a team of internationally-recognised artists, who’ll help you to develop your own personal visual vocabulary and make connections with the children’s publishing industry.

Faculty of Arts, Law & Social Sciences
, Postgrad.Cert. Professional Graduate Certificate in Education - Post Compulsory Education

The Professional Graduate Certificate in Post-Compulsory Education is a recognised teaching qualification for staff in all areas of education involving students 16 years and older. The course is accredited by the Lifelong Learning UK Sector Skills Council and provides core professional training for those involved in post-compulsory education, while addressing the national standards for teaching and learning further education.

, Master Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Chemistry)

The aim of the programme is to make you an effective teacher of science and to help you develop high professional standards. The course is designed to prepare science teachers to work in secondary schools as part of a team that teaches science up to Year 11 and chemistry to Years 12 and 13 (post-16).

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
, M.A. Applied Educational Leadership and Management

The course has been developed by the Institute of Education, the largest institution in the UK devoted to the study of education and related areas. Founded in 1902, the Institute is a world-class centre of excellence for teacher training, higher degrees, research and consultancy in education and related areas of professional practice and the social sciences. The Institute hosts over 100 research and consultancy projects at any one time.

Institute of Education
, M.A. Education

During this course, you will have the opportunity to gain an expert understanding of the aims of education and its role within society, whilst also exploring education theory, policies and practices. You will undertake an independent study which will develop your confidence, research skills and the expertise that is required of a senior member of the educational profession.

Faculty of Education, Health and Sciences
, M.Sc. Occupational Therapy and Education

The Occupational Therapy and Education MSc benefits qualified occupational therapists wanting to build on their skills and knowledge, advance their professional practice, and earn a further professional and academic qualification.

Faculty of Health and Social Science
, M.A. English Education

The English Education MA will provide academic and professional development, giving students a foundation for original research work and advancing their knowledge of English as a curriculum subject. It is particularly helpful in enhancing practising English teachers' promotional prospects and 'leadership capital'.

Institute of Education
, M.A. Pedagogy and Practice

The MA in Pedagogy and Practice is a pathway aimed at those in education settings who are interested building on their existing qualifications or experience.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
, Postgrad.Cert. Sounds of Intent

This one year part-time, postgraduate certificate is an internationally unique opportunity to be part of the most exciting new area of work currently happening in the field of music and special educational needs. You will be introduced to the ‘Sounds of Intent’ music-developmental framework and learn how to use the resources and assessment tool available through the website. The course has both theoretical and practical elements, and is assessed through essays, a portfolio of work and a placement.

, M.Sc. Educational Leadership and Management (Distance Learning)

If you want to develop your leadership and management knowledge and skills in educational settings and organisations, you will find that this course provides you with that opportunity. The programme aims to support reflection and empowerment for the professional working in the field of education. You can study this course through campus-based or distance learning.

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
, M.A. Education Practice

Aimed at Newly Qualified Teachers, this Masters in Education Practice from Liverpool John Moores University is linked to the NQT year and enables you to explore development areas, apply practitioner research and enhance your learner impact.

, M.Sc. Healthcare Education

This part-time Healthcare Education programme at Queen's University Belfast, delivered via distance learning, offers a flexible platform for Medical and Dental practitioners to develop their teaching skills and prepare them for a role in the education of medical and dental students/trainees.

, M.Ed. Educational Leadership and School Improvement

This route provides a broad-based view of educational leadership and school improvement, both through the explicit and focused study of specific concepts and issues, and through their application in the conduct of individual research projects. The teaching team draw on their research to illustrate ideas, and occasionally welcome visiting academics to enrich the route still further.

, M.Sc. Educational Leadership and Management (part-time)

Whether you are in the early stages of your career or very experienced, Educational Leadership and Management (part-time) programme at Manchester Metropolitan University is designed for those working in education settings who are taking or developing a management role and those wishing to take the lead in a particular aspect of their practice.

Faculty of Education
, Postgrad.Cert. Education (PGCE): Primary

This Primary PGCE course will equip you to teach across the 3–11 age range, with the opportunity to focus on either Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 or on Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.

, Postgrad.Cert. Educator in Practice (Part-Time)

The primary aim of this programme is to provide a high-quality postgraduate programme that will prepare students as educators in professional practice. In the absence of specific professional body guidance, the programme uses the NMC 2008 standards for learning and assessment in practice as a framework for appropriate learning outcomes.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
, Postgrad.Cert. Clinical Education (Part Time)

Studying Clinical Education at the UEA, whether it’s to Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or Masters level, is a great way for health and social care professionals to develop their career as a leader in their field and as an educator. If you are a good communicator and have a desire and aptitude for teaching, this could be the course for you.

School of Allied Health Professions
, M.A. International Studies in Education

This programme is for people who are interested in taking an international and comparative perspective on educational issues. The University of Birmingham offers two pathways on the International Studies in Education, the general International Studies in Education and the Education and Development specialist pathway. The specialist pathway shares the same core themes and outcomes, however it has a distinctive focus and different compulsory modules.

School of Education
, Postgrad.Cert. Primary 5-11

This PGCE Primary 5-11 programme at The University of Winchester trains students to teach 5-11 age range. The programme experience is intensive yet intellectually stimulating - it involves high levels of active participation and personal and professional commitment, enabling the development of thoughtful and high-quality entrants to the teaching profession.

, M.A. Educational Leadership and Management

MA Educational Leadership and Management, University of Nottingham. The University of Nottingham School of Education has an outstanding international reputation for the quality of its teaching and research in educational leadership and management. Its staff are world leading in this field and are all involved in teaching and research.

Education
, M.Ed. Educational Studies

The MEd in Educational Studies at Queen's University Belfast offers flexibility through a wide choice of modules dealing with current issues in education, - from Action Research to Leadership and from Assessment to Autism.

School of Education
, Postgrad.Cert. Higher Education

The Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education is a practice-based flexible learning course designed principally as continuing professional development for people with at least 72 hours of teaching per year at the University of Westminster. External applicants must have at least 72 hours per year teaching in a higher education setting and be able to secure a mentor to observe their teaching during the course.