You should be prepared for study at postgraduate level and have the minimum of a bachelors degree (in any subject) from a UK university or an equivalent professional qualification. We warmly welcome applications from students who have an undergraduate degree level qualification from universities outside the UK and which is deemed equivalent to a UK higher education degree.
You do not need to be employed in an educational setting to study this module. However, it is important that you have some experience of and interest in engaging or working with learners, children or young people as our pathway disciplines (Childhood and Youth Studies, Learning and Teaching, Inclusive Practice, Applied Linguistics, and Leadership and Management) are all explored through the lens of education. You will need to be able to apply your learning to an educational setting with which you are familiar: this could be as a parent/carer, a volunteer or as a learner yourself.
You will need to be able to spend approximately 15-18 hours per week on studying for this module.
Your spoken and written English must be of an adequate standard for postgraduate study. If English is not your first language, we recommend that you will need a minimum overall score of 7 under the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Please see the IELTS website for details.
The module website will be available to registered students two weeks in advance of module start. On registration, you will also have access to the Masters in Education subject website which has a range of resources and introduces you to some postgraduate induction materials.