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Education MA




What will I learn?

Course overview

Our MA Education aims to strengthen and refine your ability to critically reflect upon your own teaching.

The course is underpinned by systematic practitioner inquiry, and encourages you to identify issues that are significant to your professional practice. It is ideal for those who are looking to take the next step in their career within the education/teaching sector.

We have designed a course that is extremely flexible and meets the needs of individuals and organisations. These include:

  • a range of optional modules - tailor your degree to your personal and professional interests
  • different modes of delivery - taking account of individual needs and professional contexts
  • exit points - options to leave the course with either a PG Certificate or PG Diploma

Graduate destinations

Career destinations for our graduates include counsellors, education advisers, language tutors, primary/secondary teachers and vocational/industrial trainers and instructors.

A number of our graduates are already in employment while undertaking part-time study for professional development in their chosen career.

Which department am I in?

School of Education

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£23,500.00 (US$ 28,911) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected August 2023

Start date

25 September 2023


Jubilee Campus

Wollaton Road,


NG8 1BB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students offering a Bachelor's degree from an American university are welcome to apply for a Masters programme. For most programmes we look for a GPA of at least 3.0. Students need to have IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

For international students

2:2 (or international equivalent). Applicants should have one year of full-time work or volunteer experience in an educational setting or a teaching qualification that includes a substantial placement-based component, for example a PGCE will be considered acceptable experience. IELTS - 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element); TOEFL (iBT) - 87 (with a minimum of 20 in speaking and 19 in all other elements).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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