Master's Degrees in Education in United Kingdom

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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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605 Education Master's degrees in United Kingdom

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.

MEd/PgDip/PgCert Bilingualism in Education

The Bilingualism in Education from University of Birmingham is a part-time distance learning programme, aimed at teachers and educational practitioners working with multilingual children and young people in multicultural schools. 

School of Education
Postgraduate Diploma Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Primary)

The Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Primary) programme is offered at University of the West of Scotland. The PGDE Primary course provides the formal teaching qualification for provisional registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS), giving you the skills, knowledge and experience to build a career as a primary school teacher.

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
Master School Direct

School Direct at London South Bank University is an employment based model of teacher education where you will gain qualified teacher status as well as a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). 

Postgraduate Diploma Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary)

The Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) programme is offered at University of the West of Scotland. Our Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) Secondary course provides the formal teaching qualification for provisional registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS), preparing you for a career in secondary school teaching.

School of Education
M.A. Programme in Education

The MA Programme in Education from London South Bank University 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).

Postgraduate Certificate Higher Education

The Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education from Falmouth University has been designed in consultation with education professionals and the Higher Education Academy (HEA), to support your development as critically informed and reflective practitioners ready to shape the future of the sector. 

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
Postgraduate Certificate Primary (5-11)

This Primary (5-11) programme from London South Bank University leads to Qualified Teacher Status. It equips you to teach pupils from 5-11 years and covers all areas of the Key Stage 1 and 2 curriculum, through lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials. You'll gain 60 Masters level credits and be awarded with a Post-Graduate Certificate of Education.

M.A. Childhood Studies

This innovative MA in Childhood Studies at the University of Leeds takes a global and multi-disciplinary approach to the social study of childhood and youth (from 0-18 years).

School of Education
M.Sc. Outdoor Education

For over 40 years, the Postgraduate Diploma in Outdoor Education, and for almost 20 years, the MSc in Outdoor Education, offered by The University of Edinburgh, have been the world’s foremost graduate programme in the field, providing a broad base for a professional career in outdoor education.

Moray House School of Education
M.A. Education (International Education)

The Education (International Education) program offered by Bath Spa University 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
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
MSc, PgCert, PgDip Clinical Education (Online Distance Learning)

The aim of the Clinical Education (Online Distance Learning) programme is to promote high quality clinical education by developing an understanding of the best practice in clinical education. The University of Edinburgh's programme will provide participants with sufficient knowledge, skills and competencies to develop clinical education.

School of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
M.Sc. Learning for Sustainability

This MSc in Learning for Sustainability at 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.

Moray House School of Education
M.Sc. Education

The MSc Education at The University of Edinburgh is our flagship taught postgraduate degree and one of our most popular programmes. It provides 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 level study.

Moray House School of Education
M.Sc. Childhood Education

The Childhood Education MSc was the first degree of its kind in the world when it was established and is still unique in its thoroughgoing anthropological perspective on what it is to be a child or to be young.

College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences
M.A. Drama

The Drama programme offered by the Goldsmiths, University of London addresses the historical, political, theoretical and ethical issues of applied theatre and develops your ability to contextualise, critique and create.

Department of Theatre and Performance
M.A. Education

If you are passionate about education, already have a PGCE and want to advance your teaching expertise and research skills, this MA in Education is for you. Employers looking to fill leadership and advanced practitioner roles are increasingly looking for candidates with a master's level understanding of the sector. 

Faculty of Society & Health
M.A. Education Studies

The Education Studies program offered by Bath Spa University is designed to get you questioning the assumptions that lie beneath educational policy and practice. The MA in Education Studies offers a mixture of theory and reflection on practice within an international context.

Institute for Education
M.A. Education

The Education programme offered by the Goldsmiths, University of London is designed for anyone working in education or a related field. It 

Department of Educational Studies
M.A. Education (Early Years)

The Education (Early Years) program offered by Bath Spa University is designed to get you questioning the assumptions that lie beneath educational policy and practice. The MA in Education Studies offers a mixture of theory and reflection on practice within an international context.

Institute for Education
M.A. Liberal Arts

The Liberal Arts program offered by Bath Spa University allows you to construct a postgraduate course around your particular interests, and to sample several different academic fields, before settling on a personal focus in an extended dissertation/ research project.

M.A. Creative Producing

Trough this Creative Producing program offered by Bath Spa University we’ll teach you the core skills you need to get your work to market, as well as helping you develop industry contacts.

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 - Online Distance Learning programme at The University of Edinburgh will give you the practical teaching skills and critical insight you need in this fast-moving and diverse field.

Moray House School of Education
M.Sc. Physical Education

The Physical Education course is aimed at students with a background in sport sciences who wish to take a broad-based degree that combines a range of self-selected modules from across the two specialist pathways: Human Performance and Sport Psychology.

College of Health and Life Sciences
M.Ed. Education

The University of Exeter's MA in Education is designed to enhance your professional practice and help you make improvements which will make a positive difference either within the classroom or your particular work environment.

College of Social Sciences and International Studies
M.Sc. Outdoor Environmental and Sustainability Education

Unique in Europe, and one of only a few in the world, this internationally respected MSc programme in Outdoor Environmental and Sustainability Education at The University of Edinburgh offers you the chance to develop a holistic approach to outdoor education with a specific emphasis on environmental and sustainability education.

Moray House School of Education
M.Sc. Dance Science and Education

If you are interested in the development of dance education, a comprehensive understanding of the science underpinning the art form is a must. This innovative Dance Science and Education programme at 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.

Moray House School of Education
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.Sc. Child Development

This MSc in Child Development is taught by our expert team of psychologists specialising in early childhood development. The University of Stirling's course covers a range of topics from social and cognitive development, to autism and other atypical developmental issues, to the health psychology of infant feeding practices.

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 Education (Psychology and Education route at the University of Cambridge is intended for applicants who have a background or strong interest in education, have undertaken some previous study of psychology, perhaps within their first degree, and now wish to develop their knowledge in this area further.

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)

Neuroscience is beginning to influence education across the world. This programme, which is offered on both a full-time and part-time basis, will provide you with the skills and understanding to integrate insights from neuroscience and education.

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

Our Mathematics Education MA will enhance your theoretical and practical 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.

Faculy of Natural & Mathematical Sciences
M.Sc. Career Guidance and Development

With placement opportunities available, this Career 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.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
Postgraduate Certificate Academic Practice

This Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice at University of Glasgow, 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.

College of Social Sciences
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. 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.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.Ed. Childhood Practice

This Childhood Practice programme at University of Glasgow is designed for current and aspiring leaders and managers in childhood practice who have, or are willing, to undertake a practitioner qualification. It provides a practice-based examination of the theoretical approaches important to leadership and management within childhood practice.

College of Social Sciences
M.A. Childhood and Youth

This course offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of childhood and youth underpinned by a commitment to integrated practice. This Childhood and Youth programme is offered by The Open University UK.

M.A. Education

The Education M.A. 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