menu icon
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest news

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Education Studies

Course type


Course Summary


This is a highly flexible degree. Depending on the modules you choose, you will graduate with one of four MA degree titles: MA Education (Generic); MA Education (Advanced Professional Practice - Primary); MA Education (Advanced Professional Practice - Secondary); MA Education (Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion).

Course structure:

This course is taught via seminars, workshops, support sessions, collaborative group work and discussion, tutorials, presentations, interactive practical sessions and directed private study. Your progress will be assessed with written assignments, including the dissertation, and oral and written presentations. Throughout the degree you'll have one-to-one support from academic staff. Compared to an undergraduate course, you will find that this Masters degree requires a higher level of independent working. You'll have one-to-one support from staff throughout your degree.


This degree is ideal for teachers and people working in educational management who want to quickly progress their careers. The ability to specialise the content of the course offers opportunities in particular fields of education, such as Special Educational Needs. The knowledge and skills you develop will also transfer to many other sectors, particularly education policy and government. Please note that this course does not qualify you as a teacher.

Different course options

Full time | Sir Tom Cowie Campus | 1 year | 05-OCT-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Critical Thinking (30 Credits) - Core
Research Methods (30 Credits) - Core
Thesis (60 Credits) - Core
Research Methods in Education (30 Credits) - Core
Masters Project / Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
An Introduction to Criticality (30 Credits) - 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 2:1 classification or equivalent from 3 year / 4 year (in case of engineering) graduation degree from an AICTE / UGC recognised university. We also expect you to have experience of working at educational institutions, following your graduation. A recognised teaching qualification is desirable but not essential. We also require three passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include Mathematics and English Language, or an equivalent qualification, for example; a minimum of Level 2 Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number. If you have studied for a new GCSE for which you will be awarded a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above.