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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601 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.

Postgraduate Certificate 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
Postgraduate Diploma 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.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. 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. 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. 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.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.Sc. Practice Development

Take your practice development skills to new heights by taking our MSc Practice Development. This course is ideal for health professionals who wish to grow and develop within their professional roles and workplace.

Postgraduate Diploma 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.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
M.Sc. Education, Policy and Society

This MSc is an opportunity to take an interdisciplinary approach to re-thinking and re-imagining educational practices and principles. It has been designed to be relevant to students from both the UK and overseas. Sectors covered include childhood, primary, secondary and post-secondary education, as well as informal learning contexts.

Cardiff School of Social Sciences
Postgraduate Certificate 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.  This course is currently available to University of Westminster staff only. 

M.Ed. Educational Studies

The MEd in Educational Studies at Queen's University Belfast offers offers teachers and educational professionals opportunities to learn across a range of areas within the broad field of education. Education professionals in the twenty-first century are expected to have strong knowledge and skills in core areas as well as an ability to move flexibly in and out of a variety of specialist areas.

School of Education
Postgraduate Diploma 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.

Postgraduate Certificate 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.Phil. Learning and Leadership

The MPhil/PhD programme provides a route for students to carry out their own research project: an investigation that will contribute to the field of knowledge within the field of education and beyond. Research students engage with the academic community both within our department and the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) and benefit from participation in the comprehensive IOE Research Training Programme.

Institute of Education
M.A. Evaluation, Inspection and Educational Improvement

The Evaluation, Inspection and Educational Improvement MA will deepen a student's knowledge and understanding of evaluation, inspection and education improvement models and frameworks. It will enable them to critically evaluate emerging ideas and help them to consider the importance of values, equality, human rights and international perspectives when furthering their understanding of inspection and evaluation systems and practices.

Institute of Education
M.A. Education (with pathways)

The overall aim of this programme is to produce educators capable of operating at the highest levels within the educational arena, with the ability to integrate theory with practice and apply intellectual and academic rigour, informed by current educational research, to their professional context.

M.A. International Studies in Education

This programme is for people who are interested in taking an international and comparative perspective on educational issues. We offer two pathways on the International Studies in Education, the general International Studies in Education and the Education and Development specialist pathway. 

School of Education
Postgraduate Certificate Clinical Education (Part Time)

Studying Clinical Education (Part Time) at the University of East Anglia, 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
Postgraduate Certificate 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
Postgraduate Certificate 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.

M.A. Education (Academic Practice)

The MA in Education (Academic Practice) pathway encourages and supports rigorous and critical professional development, which aims to have significant impact on student outcomes. It enables staff to pursue their scholarly and research interests in Higher Education (HE) pedagogy, whilst retaining a practical focus, with modules on curriculum development, academic leadership and the wider context of higher education in society. 

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. 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. Special Educational Needs and Inclusion (Autism Pathway)

This programme is aimed at people interested in developing their knowledge and skills in the field of autism spectrum, including Asperger syndrome. This specialist pathway is ideal for professionals working in early years, primary or secondary schools, further and higher education, voluntary sector, advisory roles, and residential settings. It would also be available (subject to entry qualifications) to people with a personal interest, for example individuals on the autism spectrum and family members.

Postgraduate Certificate 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
Postgraduate Certificate 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 post-reg Occupational Therapy and Education MSc enables qualified occupational therapists 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 (Leading Learning and Teaching)

This programme is aimed at those aspiring leaders who have responsibility for a curriculum area or age phase in an education context. It aims to develop your strategic and organisational perspectives on learning, particularly by fostering a critically reflective approach to your practice.

Master Programmes
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
Postgraduate Certificate 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
Postgraduate Certificate 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.Ed. Early Years

This course will enable you to consider at a deeper level the knowledge, skills and attitudes that are necessary for those working with young children and families. Learn how to review the significant contribution you make to the culture of educational, health and care improvement that are central to the enhancing outcomes for children and families.

M.Sc. Advancing Practice (Social Work)

Designed for qualified social workers, students choose modules inline with their career goals. The course has several exit points, depending on whether you wish to attain the Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or Masters level. With three pathways, plus optional modules to choose from, this course allows you to tailor your learning for focused professional development.

Postgraduate Certificate 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
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
Postgraduate Diploma 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.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
Postgraduate Diploma Clinical Education (Part Time)

Studying Clinical Education (Part Time)  at the University of East Anglia , 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 MA Education programme will give you an unparalleled opportunity to study education at a master's level. Working independently within a challenging but supportive environment, you will be provided with the tools and resources to undertake and use educational research. You will also be supported in researching and reflecting on your own practice. This programme is offered at the University of Bath.

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
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
M.Res. 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