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Education Practice and Innovation (MSc)

Education Practice and Innovation (MSc)

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Full time | Highfield Campus | 1 year | 25-SEP-23

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Full time


1 year

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Management Of Change & Innovation Teacher / Trainer Assessment Education Studies

Course type


Course Summary

About this course

The MSc in Education Practice and Innovation examines professional development, inclusivity in education with a focus on contemporary teaching and learning models for innovation. It's for teachers who want to drive change and make a difference in an inclusive way.

On this master's in educational practice, you'll learn how to respond to the teaching needs of different types of learners, to give all students an equal chance to achieve their full potential. This is a research-focused course, so you’ll be expected to assess the impact of research in education and social sciences and how it affects educational strategies and policies. You’ll learn to refine your practice based on the critical skills you’ll develop, using evidence from research to analyse different teaching and learning methods. During the course, you’ll learn about:

policies, educational practice and innovation within workplace learning

different forms of innovation in learning and teaching

barriers to and enablers of change in educational innovation

major processes of training and development

the evaluation process and its relationship to training and development

Southampton Education School is one of the top higher education providers in the UK. There’s a strong interest in inclusivity in education at the university so you’ll not only have access to expert teaching staff but research groups like the

  • Centre for Research in Inclusion
  • .

    Flexible study

    If you prefer, you can apply to study this course as:

    a part-time master's - study the same course content over 2 or more years

    Your modules and fees may vary if you choose a different study option.


    Graduates from our MSc education practice and innovation course are now working in the following roles:

    international education officer

    tutors in language learning institutes or other private institutions

    teachers in early years, primary and secondary schools

    lecturers or educational administrators in Higher Education Institutions

    Tuition fees

    UK fees
    Course fees for UK students

    For this course (per year)


    International fees
    Course fees for EU and international students

    For this course (per year)


    Entry requirements

    You’ll need a 2:1 degree, and will need to supply evidence that you have appropriate experience in education.

    University information

    The University of Southampton is an institution with a strong heritage, with more than 100 years of history and tradition supporting a modern educational model that focuses on student success. Southampton is one of the founding members of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, a network of research-focused and prestigious universities. Today, the 2023 Complete University Guide league table places Southampton among the top 13 institutions...more

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