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Education (Independent Distance Learning) MA

Education (Independent Distance Learning) MA

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Education Studies

Course type


Course Summary


The content of the course is entirely delivered through distance learning, making it a very flexible way to achieve a Masters qualification.

This programme is taught using web-based materials. Many modules have quite open content so that you have the flexibility to pursue your personal interests.

Course structure

You can learn from anywhere in the world that has good internet access, as learning materials will be e-books, online journal papers and other online resources.

Compared to an undergraduate programme, you will find that this Masters programme requires a higher level of independent working. Assessment methods include written assignments and a 15,000-word Masters dissertation.

Career ready

On completing this course your skills and understanding will be enhanced for roles in teaching, educational management and other educational settings. Higher salaries are available for teachers who take on additional responsibilities if teaching in the UK.

Different course options

Study mode

Distance without attendance


2 years

Start date



Introduction to Criticality (30 Credits) - Core
Research Methods in Education (30 Credits) - Core
Masters Thesis (60 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to hold at least a second class honours degree (usually a 2:1) or equivalent. We also expect them to have experience of teaching or training, following their graduation from the first degree.