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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Studying in United Kingdom

The UK has one of the most cosmopolitan societies within Europe and you will study with people from all over the world. The variety of universities and degrees is broad and degrees will be accepted worldwide.

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542 Education Master's degrees in United Kingdom

Postgrad.Cert. Higher Education Practice

This programme, which embeds professional accreditation within the certificate, is designed for practitioners who work within, or have access to, a Higher Education (HE) or equivalent setting and who wish to further develop their skills and knowledge to gain a deeper understanding of, and actively engage with, the diverse and changing contexts of contemporary Higher Education. The Higher Education Practice course is delivered by University of the West of Scotland.

School of Education
Postgrad.Cert. Careers Guidance and Development

With placement opportunities available, this Careers Guidance and Development programme from University of the West of Scotland, which achieved 100% overall satisfaction in the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2015, qualifies you to work as a career guidance practitioner.

School of Social Sciences
Postgrad.Dip. Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Primary)

This qualification gives you the skills, knowledge and experience to build a career as a primary school teacher. Graduates possess the formal pre-requisite teaching qualification necessary for provisional registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland. The Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Primary) programme is offered at University of the West of Scotland.

School of 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.Ed. Education

This flexible qualification offers three specialist routes – applied linguistics, inclusive practice, or leadership and management – enabling you to engage with issues, concepts, and debates in an area that supports your professional development. The Education programme is offered at The Open University UK.

M.A. Education

Our well-established part-time MA Education course is about extending your understanding of teaching theory and practice. The course at University of East London is designed for those who are teaching, or are spending a significant part of each week supporting teaching and learning.

M.Sc. Outdoor Education

For more than 40 years, the Postgraduate Diploma in Outdoor Education, and for almost 20 years, the MSc in Outdoor Education from The University of Edinburgh, have been the world’s foremost graduate programmes in the field, providing a broad base for a professional career in outdoor 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.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.Sc. Inclusive Education

This new Inclusive Education programme from The University of Edinburgh will interest graduates who want to make a difference to the lives of a wide range of children in education. You will investigate inclusive educational practices in Scotland, the UK and across the world. You will study particular approaches to removing barriers to learning and including all children.

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
M.A. Career Guidance

The aim of this Career Guidance course at Coventry University  is to provide you with opportunities to develop the relevant skills, knowledge and experience needed for offering career guidance. As well as providing you with a postgraduate qualification, the course is recognised and accredited by the Institute of Career Guidance.

Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences
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. Educational Practice

This part-time course will further develop your professional knowledge, skills and understanding of teaching and learning within the context of today’s schools and other educational facilities.

Postgrad.Dip. International Teacher Education

Are you an international student with a teaching qualification who would like to develop your professional skill set? This is an exciting and innovative course, combining academic development with enhancement of professional educational practice.

M.Phil. Education (Psychology and Education)

This route is intended for applicants who have a background or strong interest in education, have undertaken some previous study of developmental and/or educational psychology, perhaps within their first degree, and now wish to develop their knowledge in this area further. The route offers a well-rounded introduction to areas of psychology relevant to the study of children's development, learning and education, together with more advanced routes examining psychological approaches to particular topics within education. At the end of the route, participants are required to devise and carry out their own research projects on topics in which they have brought or developed a particular interest.

Pre-Master Postgraduate Pathway: Education

Cambridge Ruskin International College (CRIC) is an Associate College of Anglia Ruskin University providing an excellent opportunity to enter UK higher education. CRIC is designed to deliver educational pathways and support services in an environment that encourages students to achieve excellence in their studies.

Cambridge Ruskin International College
M.Ed. Critical Approaches to Children's Literature

This specialist Masters course is aimed at applicants who already have knowledge of and interest in children's literature, and who want to develop expertise in the subject at Masters level. In this course, students will meet old favourites in fiction, film, poetry and picturebooks and make exciting new acquaintances. They will be introduced to topical debates on the nature and social function of this controversial and multifaceted body of literature.

M.Ed. Professional Studies in Education

This course focuses upon 'wicked problems', i.e. those central to all professional work and which therefore require constant engagement, although they are insoluble in any final way. Teaching, learning and assessment all pose problems of this kind and require fresh insights from research in education, psychology, linguistics, sociology, philosophy and other contributory disciplines to the field of education.

M.A. Education

This stimulating programme takes a broad view of education, covering themes such as: curriculum, pedagogy, assessment, the relationship between education and society, and the importance of education research. It is ideal for those working in teaching, education management or policy, who wish to increase their understanding of current education issues and enhance their career.

Distance Learning Programmes
M.Ed. Inclusive Practice

The Inclusive Practice programme is available both as online study and through face-to-face delivery. A central feature of the course is the use of collaborative enquiry as a tool for creating new knowledge and transforming practice, by synthesising literature, personal and professional reflection and practice.

College of Arts and Social Sciences
M.Sc. Education - Science and Education

This programme is designed for science education professionals who wish to develop their practice and enhance student learning. It will appeal to those wishing to take an active role in shaping the future of science education: teachers, lecturers, researchers, science advisors, science managers and science specialists in educational settings.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
M.A. Mathematics Education

The Mathematics Education MA study programme will enhance your theoretical and partial understanding of the study of Mathematics in Education. You will study a combination of required and optional modules that will advance your critical understanding and professional expertise.

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
M.Sc. Young People, Social Inclusion & Change

The Young People, Social Inclusion & Change programme at the University of Glasgow introduces the key issues and decision-making processes that impact on young people’s lives across contexts including education, leisure, training and the labour market, housing and household information.

School of Education
Postgrad.Cert. Academic Practice (PgCert)

This Postgraduate Certificate, which includes the ‘Teaching and Supervision’ courses provides a route for academic staff to show fulfilment of the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and supporting learning in higher education.

School of Education
Postgrad.Cert. Educational Leadership and Management

This course develops your knowledge and practice of human resource management and decision making in educational settings. The programme aims to support reflection and empowerment for the professional working in the field of education.

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
M.A. Advanced Educational Practice

Advanced Educational Practice MA, University College London (UCL) has been developed to enable participants to reflect on their own practice, taking a professional academic approach. The programme’s presentation is either fully online for individual students or mixed mode for those joining an MA school-based cohort group (minimum of 20 participants).

Institute of Education
M.Ed. Education with Curriculum Development

The course offers you the chance to take your professional practice to the next level. You’ll gain fresh new perspectives, learn new approaches and develop your knowledge around education, particularly in relation to research, policy and practice. By offering a flexible choice of modules and pathway options, you can also align your studies to your professional interests.

M.Sc. Education (Child Development and Education)

The MSc Education (Child Development and Education) is unique in offering a combination of a strong research basis with recognised expertise in applied research and policy. It aims to promote critical understanding of developmental theories and research and the use of this knowledge in the design and evaluation of programmes aimed at promoting children’s development and education.

Postgrad.Cert. PGCE (Secondary) - Drama

This programme is designed to create teachers who will operate as artists in education, empowering young people through Drama, and encourage you to reach your full potential as a qualified teacher.

Department of Educational Studies
M.A. Multilingualism, Linguistics and Education

Multilingualism, Linguistics and Education, Goldsmiths, University of London - This new MA is a unique combination of linguistics and educational studies. It provides a solid understanding of the theoretical and practical issues that arise in multilingual and intercultural educational settings.

Department of English and Comparative Literature
Postgrad.Cert. Post-16 and Further Education (Special Educational Needs)

Become a qualified teacher in special educational needs for the post-16 and further education, with bursaries of up to £9,000 available. The course maps to the national framework for post-16 and further education teaching qualifications and leads to QTLS status. You complete six modules and a minimum of 120 hours of lead teaching, either in your place of work or in a placement that we arrange for you.

M.A. Education - Leadership and Management

The Master of Arts in Education - Leadership and Management offered by Oxford Brookes University is for experienced teachers, lecturers and educational managers and other professionals in all phases of education (primary, secondary, further and higher education). It is designed for those working in training and professional development to gain an award focused on leadership and management.

School of Education
M.A. Education (Leadership)

This course enhances your knowledge, skills and understanding in specialist areas of education. It enables you to develop your critical engagement in specific areas of interest, such as Leadership, Special Educational Needs, Early Years and issues related to classroom studies.

Faculty of Education and Sport
M.A. Education

The MA Education programme is designed for practising teachers, educators and others with a personal or professional interest in the field of education. The programme aims to provide opportunities for engagement with the key theories, concepts and ideas in education. The structure of the programme is flexible enough to meet the needs of those seeking to develop a more academic understanding of the field and those aspiring to develop their practise through critical reflection.The programme will help practitioners to adopt best practise, promote innovation and manage change.

Faculty of Education
M.A. Specific Learning Difficulties

Our Programme is led by highly qualified tutors with specialist experience who have close links to our Centre for Inclusive Education and Special Educational Needs. The Programme Leader has co-authored the two core texts on dyslexia which have been adopted by several universities and dyslexia providers, both nationally and internationally.

M.Sc. Educational Leadership

The MSc in Educational Leadership at Queen's University Belfast aspires to equip students with the necessary knowledge, skills, and creative capacity to respond to a variety of leadership challenges faced in contemporary educational institutions. It challenges traditional notions of 'leaders' and 'leadership' pointing to new, more collaborative and more organic models of leading.  

School of Education
M.A. Education (Leadership & Management)

The MA Education (Leadership & Management) programme offers modules of study designed to complement the range of professional qualifications offered to those who hold or aspire to positions in the senior and middle management of educational institutions.

Faculty of Education
Postgrad.Cert. Medical Education Practice

This Medical Education Practice (PG Cert), Bangor University has been designed to meet the local, regional and national needs in developing the knowledge, skills and competencies of clinical educators and learning facilitators working in health and related clinical services. It will provide a framework in which clinical educators can critically review and develop theoretical perspectives and practical skills in facilitating their students / trainees experience.

School of Medical Sciences
Master Education (Research Training)

The MSc Education (Research Design and Methodology) introduces you to the range of tools and concepts that are necessary in educational research and provides you with the knowledge and abilities to undertake your own research and to evaluate the research of others.

M.Sc. Education Practice and Innovation

The central theme of this programme focuses on innovation across Lifelong and Work-related learning sectors. There are two broad strands covered: i) policy and innovative practice and ii) research and theoretical perspectives.

Master Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Mathematics)

The department works in close partnership with schools in designing, delivering and assessing our programme. You will have the opportunity to work with tutors who are actively engaged in research and are encouraged to take a critical view of policies and practice.

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
M.A. International Education and Globalisation

This International Education and Globalisation programme at the University of Bath will give you an unparalleled opportunity to study international education and globalisation, as they intersect, at masters level.

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
M.A. Education, Policy & Society

Education, Policy and Society is an interdisciplinary programme drawing on sociology, political science, economics and history to address the challenges of education policy and provision.

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
Postgrad.Cert. Secondary Education Music

The Middlesex PGCE Secondary Music course is one year full-time. It equips you to inspire pupils through the use of engaging interactive workshops, lectures and structured debates. You receive personal attention through regular tutor visits to school placements and individual tutorials. Schools are carefully selected to suit individuals and expose them to imaginative and thought provoking teaching and learning strategies.

School of Health and Education
M.Ed. Autism

The University's multi-professional programme in Autism is a first in Scotland. It supports and promotes appropriate and effective practice and is open to a range of health, care and education professionals working in the field of autism.

Postgrad.Cert. Secondary Education

Teaching is an important and increasingly popular choice for a rewarding career. Being a teacher is about developing relationships with your pupils and inspiring them to learn. Secondary teachers work with children between the ages of 11 and 18. Teaching is a rewarding profession in more ways than one, offering fantastic career prospects and development opportunities.

School of Education
M.A. International Education and Development

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.

MBA Education

This is one of the longest established MBA Education courses in the UK. It is designed to serve the needs of middle, senior and aspiring managers in local authorities, schools, FE colleges, universities, Learning and Skills Councils, and related public and private sector organisations.

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

This MA, one of the few specialist comparative programmes in the UK, provides a rigorous multidisciplinary grounding in the comparative analysis of education and society. It is designed for anyone working or intending to work in education who wishes to understand education in a global context.

Institute of Education
M.A. Dental Education

This innovative, flexible course combines study days with supported online learning, and has a unique focus on the development of dental educators and their teams.

Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
M.A. Education: Learning, Pedagogy and Assessment

The MA Education: Learning, Pedagogy and Assessment programme from University of East Anglia is for those with a broad professional interest in all sectors of education. The course will help you achieve a critically reflective but practical understanding of current issues and debates about pedagogy and learning within and beyond specific subjects, key educational trends and policies in the UK and globally, and educational research.

School of Education and Life Long Learning
M.Sc. Technology Enhanced Learning

Technology is increasingly a key element in effective education and training. The web, mobile devices, interactive white boards, Virtual Learning Environments, blogging, wikis and email are tools that you may be able to use in your teaching. But how effective are they at supporting learning? New pedagogical models such as massively open online courses (MOOCs), learning analytics where data is used to analyse and improve learning, and rhizomatic learning are all explained and critically examined.

M.A. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy

This intellectually demanding professional development MA is designed to support you in becoming a more reflective teacher or youth/ community/performance sports coach, using intensive, compressed teaching time combined with flexible off-site guided learning to fit around your work in a school or youth sport setting.

Faculty of Education and Sport
MRes Education

The Master of Research is a Faculty wide, cross-disciplinary research training course with an Education strand which provides high quality training to potential doctoral students as well as a standalone qualification to train social science researchers.

Department of Education
M.Sc. Education - Science and Education (Cross-faculty)

This programme is designed for science education professionals who wish to develop their practice and enhance student learning. It will appeal to those wishing to take an active role in shaping the future of science education: teachers, lecturers, researchers, science advisors, science managers and science specialists in educational settings.

Faculty of Science
Postgrad.Dip. Educational Leadership and Management (Distance Learning)

This course builds on the knowledge of theory and practice of human resource management and decision making in educational settings gained in the first year. You will develop your knowledge of management further by learning about strategy and management. You will gain an understanding of research methods, theory, data analysis and your own research into a project of your choice. The programme aims to support reflection and empowerment for the professional working in the field of education.

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences