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Study mode

Part time


3 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Education Studies Teaching / Training (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Overview of the programme

Ranked number one in Wales for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2017), Education at Wrexham Glyndwr University is one of the institution's most successful courses, working closely with organisations in a wide group of sectors, notably FE, health and training.

The department has had a successful period which included strong performances in the Sunday Times and Guardian league tables.

Our MA Education has been designed to provide content and context that relates directly to the work of educational professionals in a wide range of settings, including schools, colleges, universities and public sector organisations. Course content and assignments are all work-related, enabling you to consider the latest theoretical underpinning related to your work.


A long-term reputation for the quality of undergraduate and postgraduate Education degree provision at WGU;
Excellent links with local schools and colleges that often employ WGU graduates;
Students experience significant transformational learning and associated changes to their practice whilst on the programme that can lead to promotion in their current role or a new enhanced role;
An opportunity to engage in a significant piece of work-based research of publishable quality;
The programme provides a study forum for professionals in similar roles but different settings, where they can safely express their academic skills in terms of theory and their own work-based practice.
The opportunity to join a professional learning community where significant insights can be gained into the dynamic and challenging fields of education represented by the course participants.


Assessments will reflect the professional context in which you work and reflect an enquiry-led approach to learning that comprises portfolios, presentations, reports, research projects, reports to seminar groups and essays.


The Careers & Zone at Wrexham Glyndŵr University is there to help you make decisions and plan the next steps towards a bright future. From finding work or further study to working out your interests, skills and aspirations, they can provide you with the expert information, advice and guidance you need.


Mastering Professional Learning - Core
Research Methodology and Enquiry in Education - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

The part time fee for 2020/21 is: £2,875(billed annually for two years). Module fee standard per 10 credits: £500. Dissertation only (direct entry students): £2,875.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Full time fee is: £12,500; Part-time fees are pro-rata of full-time fees.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a good honours degree or appropriate professional qualification with experience in an educational setting.

University information

Wrexham Glyndwr University offers a wide range of postgraduate courses, along with part-time and professional qualifications. The university prides itself on its industry-led courses, offering links with employers. There are over 9,000 students at the university, with around 1,500 studying for a postgraduate qualification. The main campus in Wrexham is located on the edge of town and contains the majority of student services, facilities...more