Education at University of Reading - UCAS

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Course summary

Develop your knowledge and understanding of education and educational research with our MA Education degree. Offered by the University of Reading’s Institute of Education, this programme examines the broader philosophical, sociological, and psychological aspects and issues related to leadership, teaching, mentoring and research in education. Take the steps to achieve your career aspirations and have a direct, positive impact on the lives of students in your care. The course is designed to enhance the analytical and research skills that you will need to pursue your desired career, whether you choose to specialise in teaching and working with children and young people in schools and other education settings, develop your profile in education leadership and policy to bring about change, or investigate the research and scholarship that influences professional practice and decision-making in education. After you enrol, you can then choose to follow the general programme or specialise by module choice. Flexible study options Designed to meet the needs of busy professionals, the course is offered both on a full-time and a part-time basis. Several modules are taught outside regular working hours to accommodate the needs of full-time working students. For more information, please visit the programme page:


Sample modules may include: Investigating Education Analysing Research Data in Education Educating Diverse Groups The Creative Educator Dissertation Check our website for more details about the course structure.

Entry requirements

You may be offered a place on an MA Education programme provided you meet all of the requirements listed. If you are in the process of completing or achieving these requirements, then a conditional offer may be made pending satisfactory completion of the offer requirements. 1. You hold, or are predicted to achieve, a 2.2 or above UK honours degree or equivalent non-UK qualification normally in Education Studies, or Education Studies with another subject. Other subjects will be accepted if you can demonstrate in your professional experience and/or personal statement that you have an active interest in education and/or an appropriate level of professional experience. 2. You present a personal statement that details your rationale for applying for the MA Education programme. It should explain your motivations for taking the programme. 3. International applicants must hold IELTS 6.5 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7735 Whole course
England £7735 Whole course
Northern Ireland £7735 Whole course
Scotland £7735 Whole course
Wales £7735 Whole course
International £16450 Whole course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

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Education at University of Reading - UCAS