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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 moment you will step into a UK university campus, you will feel you have entered a fairy tale. The UK campuses are mesmerizing and the student facilities are outstanding. All the modern and unique features of British universities enable you to engage in ground-breaking research and experience top quality teaching and learning.

614 Education Master's degrees in United Kingdom

Postgraduate Certificate Higher Education

The Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education offered by the University of Westminster 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. This course is available for Westminster staff only.

Westminster Business School
Postgraduate Certificate 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
M.A. International Education Leadership and Policy

This specialist programme 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.This MA in International Education Leadership and Policy is offered by University of Leeds. 

Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law
M.Sc. Enhanced Practice in Education

The Enhanced Practice in Education programme from University of Glasgow will provide you with the opportunity to develop confidence and skills to apply the principles of practitioner-based enquiry in education within your own work settings in order to initiate beneficial changes to the organisations in which you work. 

School of Social and Political Sciences
Postgraduate Certificate Primary Physical Education

This postgraduate certificate course in Primary Physical Education at the University of the West of Scotland has been designed to help registered primary school teachers extend their knowledge, understanding and teaching skills to deliver high-quality physical education in a primary school setting.

School of Education
M.A. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

This programme is designed for people who are already English language teachers and want to develop their career opportunities, or those with less experience but a strong interest in pursuing a career in this field. This Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) programme is offered by Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics.

Postgraduate courses
M.A. Education

The online MA Education (Master of Arts in Education) at The University of Exeter is an innovative programme designed to equip you with the skills to succeed in a wide variety of educational contexts. It offers a rich curriculum examining theory, research, policy and practice in the field of education globally, and provides a unique student experience.

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. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

If you’re an experienced TESOL professional, this Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages programme from University of Leeds will build on your knowledge and skills to explore how people learn languages, and how English can be taught in different contexts. This Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages programme is offered by University of Leeds.

Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law
Postgraduate Certificate Postgraduate Certificate in Online and Distance Education

The online Postgraduate Certificate in Online and Distance Education at The Open University UK offers a wide understanding of current practices and tool used in digital learning. The postgraduate course covers optional modules like innovation in e-learning, or debates in technology-enhanced learning. Develop skills in assessing educational technologies used in formal and informal learning.

M.A. Online and Distance Education

The online M.A. in Online and Distance Education at The Open University UK covers technologies and methods used in distance learning, including platform design, teaching style and assessment. The Master’s degree handles topics like virtual learning environment, or barriers in online learning. Select from elective courses: innovations in e-learning, online learning for disabled students.

M.Sc. Education, Power and Social Change

On this Master’s degree in Education, Power and Social Change offered by Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics we explore the links between education and social and political movements, and develop understandings of how 'education' as a contested field should be viewed within a globalised and postcolonial context. 

Postgraduate courses
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.

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

With content relating to schools, further and higher education institutions and other educational settings that reflects global approaches to educational policy and social justice, this is a course with broad appeal.

Cambridge Ruskin International College
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 (Neuroscience and Education)

The programme is suitable for teachers of all subjects and across all ages, including teachers of children with special needs, educational psychologists, education managers and policy makers. It is for those who want to enrich their thinking and practice with insights about learning and development from the sciences of the mind and brain.

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
M.A. Education Research

Our course provides you with social science research training and specialised education modules. You'll develop a critical understanding of research methods, educational issues, practice, evidence and theory. It is ideal preparation for doctoral research in education.

School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Postgraduate Certificate 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.Sc. Education - Learning in Communities

Education in the community offers a truly diverse range of rewarding career opportunities. Whether completed to diploma or masters level, this programme will provide you with a qualification that will open doors, and give you the knowledge and confidence you need in your role as a community educator.

College of Humanities & Social Science
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.Sc. Outdoor Education

The M. Sc. in Outdoor Education at The University of Edinburgh teaches students about the importance of practical development in nature. The Master will include activities like rock climbing, teaching placements and expeditions, all in the highlands of Scotland, as to develop proper skills, knowledge and understanding of the outdoor environment and learn to conduct safe and useful ventures.

M.Sc. Career Coaching

The MSc Career Coaching programme at Coventry University has been designed to reflect the growing interest in career coaching by individuals seeking to manage their career development more effectively; and by organisations who want to develop the talent and resilience of their staff. 

Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences
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.A. Children's Literature

Now running for over twenty five years, the MA in Children’s Literature is recognised internationally as a benchmark programme in the field and is delivered by the award-winning National Centre of Research in Children’s Literature.

M.Sc. Advanced Social Work Studies

The MSc in Advanced Social Work Studies will allow you to engage with advanced level social work theory and develop the knowledge base and enquiry skills required to understand and contribute to 21st century social work.

School of Education and Social Work
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.

Postgraduate Certificate 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
MSc/PgDip/PgCert Advancing Practice (Health)

The  Advancing Practice (Healthcare) at University of Gloucestershire supports experienced band 5/6 practitioners to take the lead on managing and improving acute healthcare provision. Apply your learning to deliver a high quality, person-centred approach to healthcare in secondary care settings.

School of Health and Social Care
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. International Leadership in Inclusive Education

Achievement for All and UCL Institute of Education are working in collaboration to deliver an international leadership Master's in inclusive education. The programme focuses on international, national and local policy and practice relating to improving the achievement, access and aspirations of vulnerable young people including children with special educational needs, disability and other additional needs.

Institute of Education
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 and 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
M.A. Advanced Child Protection

The Advanced Child Protection MA offered by the University of Kent is a distance learning programme which runs on a part-time basis for two or more years. The programme is for experienced professionals and is fully accredited by the University of Kent.

School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Postgraduate Certificate 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
M.Sc. Education (Research Design and Methodology)

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.A. Early Childhood Studies

The MA Early Childhood Studies provides an opportunity to engage critically with ideas, theory and research for those with an interest in supporting young children and their families. This award encourages critical reflection on diverse social and professional settings that engage with children and families as well as the social structures that support them.

Manchester Metropolitan University Faculty of Education
M.A. Education (Online)

The online Education (Online) degree course is not a teaching qualification but previous students have benefited from this postgraduate degree, helping them to gain more senior roles, enriching their teaching, challenging their preconceptions and boosting their confidence. The programme is delivered by University of Derby.

Online Learning (UDOL)
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. International Child Studies

The International Child Studies MA is a multidisciplinary programme designed to promote a rigorous academic approach to contemporary issues in childhood, underpinned by a children’s rights framework. By taking a sociological perspective we encourage you to examine children’s experiences, the ways in which childhood is socially and culturally constructed, and to reflect on international policy and practice.

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
M.Ed. Autism

The MEd Autism provides a critical understanding of the conceptual frameworks relevant to understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This Masters-level course enables you to understand complex cognitive and affective theories essential to supporting the autism profile.

Postgraduate Certificate Secondary Education Music

If you're excited by the sound of Music education, then this course will undoubtedly strike a chord. Music is a powerful platform for multi-faceted studying. The degree, taught by dedicated tutors and supported by outstanding facilities, prepares you with the skills, knowledge and experience to thrive in secondary teaching.

M.A. Education (International Education)

International education is a complex and changing subject. Education professionals have the challenge of promoting economic growth and competition, while supporting the development of sustainable and cohesive societies and promoting equity and social justice.

Institute for Education
Postgraduate Certificate 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. 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. 

Manchester Metropolitan University Faculty of Education
M.A. Graphic Design

Graphic Design is a sophisticated mode of communication in the twenty-first century. Consumers access ideas through the visual language of graphic forms and their experiences are shaped by the relations the designers create between form and image. 

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.A. Youth Sport and Physical Education

MA Youth Sport and Physical Education will help you to develop the academic knowledge and practical skills that underpin a rewarding career in youth sports. As a graduate from this programme you will be able to use research to confidently critique dominant practices in youth sport and physical education, helping young people to achieve their full potential.

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.