What will I learn?


Our MEd Education Studies is offered as a one-year full time face-to-face programme, taught over three trimesters. Intended for international students, it aims to develop highly knowledgeable and skilled practitioners with the capacity to function at an advanced level and lead enhancement projects within their workplace.

The course will enable you to build on existing knowledge and skills and to develop both academically, personally and professionally and prepare you to take positions of responsibility within your workplace.

The MEd has a strong international dimension with focus on relevant global developments in education and provides you with many opportunities to share practice and insights relating to the education systems of which you have experience.

You can exit with a generic award of MEd Education Studies or you can complete one of the specialisms available (see below for full details of each specialism):

MEd Education Studies (Early Years)
MEd Education Studies (Inclusion)
MEd Education Studies (Leadership)

Which department am I in?

Education and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£13,000.00 (US$ 17,777) Overall cost
The mentioned fee is for 2020/21 year entry. There might be a sight increase in 2021/22 year entry.

This is a fixed fee
Start date

January 2022


Paisley Campus

High Street,



PA1 2BE, Scotland

Entry requirements

For international students

You must satisfy one of the following criterion: Possess a teaching qualification or early years equivalent; Possess a first (bachelor's) degree in the broad area of education; Possess a first (bachelor's) degree in another discipline but with substantial content relating to education; Have relevant work or professional experience or completion of an appropriate programme of study for which prior knowledge and skills have provided an appropriate foundation, including a compulsory element of independent work; Graduates of the UWS PGDE Primary or Secondary who gained SCQF Level 11 credits in the course of their PGDE will be able to enter the programme with advanced standing. IELTS 6.0 with no skill below 5.5; TOEFL IBT: 78; no sub-test less than: Reading: 17; Listening: 17; Speaking: 17; Writing: 17.

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


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