Our Masters programmes offer a number of different pathways, giving you the option of a range of career opportunities. You will join a supportive, exciting and stimulating learning community. You will have the opportunity to learn from academic staff who are leading research and teaching experts in their field.
With our full time and part time options, our programmes appeal to students from a wide range of backgrounds. We welcome applications from a diversity of students from the UK and around the world, from leaders and practitioners in education seeking substantive professional development and career opportunities, to those progressing on from undergraduate study, as well as many other backgrounds.
The MA in Education provides outstanding opportunities to study a wide range of educational issues. It will provide you with a clear understanding of the nature and significance of policy and practice in education, relevant to researchers as well as professionals in schools, colleges and universities.
The MA in Research Methods (Education) provides broad learning in research design methodologies. The course is designed for students interested in theoretical and empirical understanding of research in social science and as well as those who plan to pursue doctoral level studies in the field of Education. The course is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as providing suitable training for this purpose, and the course is one of the named routes on the MA in Research Methods. It is a Social Sciences faculty degree that involves other departments within the University.
The MA Intercultural Communication and Education course develops critical understanding of education and intercultural communication in the context of global movements of people and the internationalisation of education. The course provides students, educators, and policymakers with resources for reflecting on and responding to the growing need for intercultural education and communication in an increasingly intercultural/international world. This course is available for part-time and full-time students through the academic year.
The MA in Educational Leadership and Change aims to support you in building a combined expertise in education, leadership and management, and data analysis. The programme is designed to engage with theory, practice and evidence on leadership, management, and innovation across sectors to inform improvements in various mechanisms, processes, and practices in education and beyond.