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Education (with Specialism Pathway) MA

Education (with Specialism Pathway) MA

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Education Studies Special Education (General)

Course type


Course Summary

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. The course develops the skills and confidence needed to enhance professional practice in learning organisations. This course is available as the MA in Education or the MA in Education with a pathway in: Special Educational Needs and Disability and Inclusion, Leadership and Management, Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics Education and Professional Practice and Pedagogy.

Aims: You will learn to understand the different disciplinary and theoretical perspectives that inform the field of education; You will engage in critical discussion of contemporary educational questions and to encourage a comparative and global perspective on educational policy and practice; You will develop knowledge and understanding of a range of methodological approaches and the independance necessary to undertake educational research; You will relate to aspects of your study to your personal and professional interests.

Different course options

Full time | Brunel University London | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Methodology of Educational Research: Leadership and Management (LM) - Core
Methodology of Educational Research: SEND and Inclusion (SENDI) - Core
Methodology of Educational Research: Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Education (STEM) - Core
Methodology of Educational Research: Professional Practice and Pedagogy (PPP) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have a 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification. Relevant professional experience is desirable. Applicants who have previously been awarded a PGCE in Primary Education or Secondary Education by Brunel University OR have been awarded a PGCE through another institution at FHEQ7 and who wish to APL onto the MA Education or MA Education (with pathway) programme may apply for exemptions. Applications for exemptions will need to adhere to the Brunel University London Policy and Senate Regulations.

University information

Based in Uxbridge, on the outskirts of west London, Brunel University London offers over 100 specialist postgraduate courses, which you can study both full-time and part-time. 30% of their students are postgraduates, and 15% of their attendees are mature students. It’s comprised of three colleges Engineering, Design & Physical Sciences Business, Arts & Social Sciences Health & Life Sciences It also has three research...more

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