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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Education Studies Teaching / Training (General)

Course type


Course Summary

This programme is ideal for practitioners in education and associate fields who are committed to continuing their personal and professional development. Our degree endeavours to extend your knowledge, understanding and skills and improve your practice through intensive study and research. You can personalise and build your master’s programme by combining core courses, option courses and an educational research project. This way, it is possible for you to achieve an endorsed MA which focuses on a specialist area of particular professional and/or academic relevance.

This course is assessed through reports, portfolios, essays, work-based learning, presentations, online tasks and a final dissertation. Graduates from this programme may go on to develop careers in a wide range of roles and institutions, from middle and senior management opportunities in education and healthcare organisations to doctoral study and research.

Different course options

Full time | University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus) | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



The aims of this module are: to develop professional competence in the exploration, examination, appraisal and critique of research evidence in the areas of health and education; judge the significance of the underpinning elements of research, such as: i) the nature and validity of knowledge (epistemology); ii) ontology; iii) the qualitative and quantitative research paradigms; and, iv) the influence of disciplinary and inter-disciplinary frameworks; and to strengthen their critical thinking skills and the application to both health and education practice, and the rest of their M-level study.

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 an undergraduate degree at 2.1 or above in education or an associated field or an undergraduate degree at 2.2 or above and substantial professional experience (at least 3 years) and/or a professional qualification in education, training or community work. Accredited prior learning: Master's level credits obtained in a relevant discipline in the past 5 years will be considered towards the MA; experiential professional learning may also be accredited subject to approval.

Department profile

Faculty of Education, Health and Human Sciences With over 100 years history of delivering education the Faculty is proud of its long-established reputation for providing high quality education and training. We aim to transform the lives of students from a wide range of backgrounds by providing an education that enables them to become creative and confident contributors to society and as a faculty we ensure that our students graduate with the...more

University information

The University of Greenwich has three campuses situated in south-east London and Kent. It offers a wide range of postgraduate programmes, along with a number of research degrees. The university has nine Times Higher Education Awards, four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education and two Guardian University Awards for Research Impact. Among the teaching staff, there are award winning National Teaching Fellows, while alumni...more

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