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

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Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Education Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Already working in education and looking to continue developing? This Master’s in Education is the course for you.

This MA Education extends your knowledge, understanding and skills in the field of education and aims to improve your educational practice through intensive study and research. You can tailor the course to your interests or background through option modules and the research project. If you prefer, you can work towards an endorsed MA on a specialist area. Current endorsements include Leadership and Management, Education Technology, Early Years, and Special Educational Needs.

Through our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process, you can also transfer up to 90 Master's level credits gained from previous postgraduate study in associated disciplines, including PGCEs. The MA also provides a clear route to a Doctorate in Education.

Careers and placements

What sort of careers do graduates pursue?

Graduates from this course may go on to develop careers in a wide range of roles and institutions, from middle and senior management opportunities in education and community organisations to doctoral study and research.

Do you provide employability services?

Our services are designed to help you achieve your potential and support your transition towards a rewarding graduate career.

The Employability and Careers Service provides support when you are preparing to apply for placements and graduate roles. It includes CV clinics, mock interviews and employability skills workshops.

Each School also has its own Employability Officer, who works closely with the industry and will provide specific opportunities relevant to your own course.


The aims of the module are to: provide the students with the opportunity to carry out a critical enquiry using appropriate methodology; to provide students with an opportunity to explore and discuss theoretical approaches to research and to critically analyse their relevance to the proposed process of enquiry; support students in developing a deeper awareness of ethical considerations and the potential of collaboration and reciprocation within research.

Tuition fees

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Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Entry requirements

Applicants should have: An undergraduate degree at 2.2 or above. 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

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