London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

This master?s course has been specially designed to introduce you to the academic debates associated with education. Successful completion of the course will help you progress within your current education role or start a new career in the sector. Your own experience of different UK and international contexts will be used to enrich your learning in class. You?ll study the key influences on education in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in order to develop the intellectual tools you need to engage with current educational policy and provision.

The course will help you develop the knowledge and skills you need to progress within, or begin, a career in education. You?ll be taught an academic framework that will help you analyse educational issues and develop your own professional practice. The course benefits you whatever your interest in education, be it as a parent, teacher, researcher, community worker or education administrator. Our recent graduates have gone on to find careers in the education sector as deputy head teachers, special needs teachers and behaviour management coordinators.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £8,600 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £8,600 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £12,890 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students will be required to have: a good undergraduate degree in education or social sciences and GCSE English at grade C (grade 4 from 2017) or higher (or equivalent).
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have: overall academic IELTS score of 6.5 including Listening: 6.0, Reading: 6.0, Writing: 6.0, Speaking: 6.0; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic Component scores required: Listening: 58; Reading: 58; Writing: 58; Speaking: 58; Cambridge English - Certificate of Proficiency overall grade required: C. A certifying statement of results is also required.
  • IELTS score: 6.5