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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551 Education Master's degrees in United Kingdom

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.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.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. Education

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

This innovative Dance Science and Education programme from The University of Edinburgh – the only one of its kind in Scotland – offers just that, giving you the scientific theory and specialist skills that will inspire you to push the frontiers of dance and dance education.

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.

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. Childhood and Youth

This MA course offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of childhood and youth underpinned by a commitment to integrated practice. This qualification is designed for graduates with a background in childhood and youth studies, sociology, health and social care, anthropology, psychology or education. It would suit those already working with children and young people and wish to enhance their knowledge as well as those who wish to enter this field. You study two compulsory 60-credit modules and gain the final 60 credits either from appropriate credit transfer or by taking 60 credits from a choice of optional modules.

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
Postgrad.Dip. International Teacher Education (2016 Entry)

This is an innovative course designed for international students interested in teaching or teacher education who wish to experience and study education and practice primarily in the UK. It does not lead to a professional teaching qualification but enables you to develop your understanding of a broad range of educational issues and theoretical perspectives on practice and policy in both UK and global contexts.

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
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.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
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.

Postgrad.Dip. Medical Education

This flexible course is designed for those with an interest in education in the context of medicine and/or health. Current students include hospital doctors, GPs, dentists, nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals working in NHS, Deanery, Higher Education and independent sector contexts.

Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
M.A. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) MA will provide you with a thorough introduction to current research, teaching theory, principles and practices in English language teaching. You will have the opportunity to observe actual language classes, plan and teach real lessons and carry out research on language learning and teaching.

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
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.

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. Sociology of Education

The Sociology of Education MA will guide students through the latest theories, concepts and research in the sociology of education, exploring the wider political, social and cultural contexts of policy and practice in education.

Institute of Education
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. 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
Postgrad.Cert. Education (PGCE): Primary

Do you want to inspire young people and help change lives? Would you like to enjoy a great starting salary and a rewarding career? Teaching offers all of this. Being able to educate and inspire future generations, seeing young children grow and develop with your help is unlike any other job.

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.

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. Science Education

The Science Education MA aims to reflect contemporary theory in all aspects of practice in science education: international, formal and informal. Participants study with an international group and tutors are leaders in their research fields.

Institute of Education
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.A. Digital Media, Culture and Education

The Digital Media, Culture and Education MA explores the theory and practice of media education and emergent new literacies in the digital age. The programme combines theory with practical opportunities for media production. Students will critically examine new developments within digital media and work with partners including the British Film Institute (BFI).

Institute of Education
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
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.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. National Award for SEN Coordinators

The course meets the learning outcomes agreed nationally by the DFE and the SENCO Award providers’ group for the NASENCO qualification. The course content is informed by current SEN and disability legislation and underpinned by current theory and research led practice pertaining to Special and Inclusive Education.

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. Education

Broaden your professional knowledge and enhance your career potential on a challenging masters course aimed at the educational leaders of the future.

Faculty of Education, Health and Sciences
Master Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Chemistry)

The programme combines the theory and practice of education which is why you spend 60 days at King's and 120 days in schools. The course is research-led and you will develop your knowledge of how pupils learn; how assessment can improve teaching and learning; how to plan lessons, and how to make most use of the laboratory and the outdoors to teach effectively.

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
M.A. Programme in Education

The MA Programme in Education is a unique opportunity for experienced professionals to gain a practice-focused higher degree. Specialisms in Autism and SEND are also available. Individual MA modules can also be taken as Continued Professional Development (CPD).

Faculty of Arts and Human 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.

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. 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.

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
Postgrad.Dip. Childhood Practice

This programme 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
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.

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. 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
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.

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. Education

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.

College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences
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. 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
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
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
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
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
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
Master MCE 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
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.Sc. Clinical Education (PgCert / PgDip)

The aim of the programme is to promote high quality clinical education by developing an understanding of the best practice in clinical education. The programme will provide participants with sufficient knowledge, skills and competencies to develop clinical education.

College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
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