Newman University, Birmingham

Degree level: Postgraduate

Education (Taught)

Course options

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Course summary

Masters' degree in Education and associated routes Newman’s masters’-level provision is specifically for educational professionals, teachers, lecturers and others working in educational settings in support roles in recognition of the importance of sustained professional development. Our Masters provision will be run online, with some face to face tutorials where required. The on-campus elements will vary depending on each tutor and will be discussed with students beforehand. We offer the generic MA Education and also specialist routes:

  • Education MA Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Education MA Higher Education
  • Education MA Inclusion and Special Educational Needs and Disability
  • Education MA Leadership and Management
  • Education MA Learning and Teaching
  • Education MA Mentoring and Coaching
  • Education MA Research in Education
All the above have a separate stand alone PG Cert course:-
  • PG Cert Early Childhood Education and Care
  • PG Cert Higher Education
  • PG Cert Inclusion and Special Educational Needs and Disability
  • PG Cert National Award for SEN Coordination
  • PG Cert Leadership and Management in Education
  • PG Cert Learning and Teaching in Education
  • PG Cert Mentoring and Coaching in Education
  • PG Cert Research in Education

Course details


Please refer to the Newman University website for details.

Assessment method

Please refer to the Newman University website for details.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

International applicants

This course is currently not accepting applications from international learners.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in a relevant subject area from a UK university or an overseas university agreed by NARIC as equivalent and subject to ILET and EU requirements. Consideration will be given to students with lower level qualifications who have a relevant range of professional experience. Professional experience that equates to degree level will be considered by the Course Co-ordinator. If some non-graduates are to be considered pre entry tasks will be considered and used at the co-ordinator’s discretion. Students may also enter with up to 90 level 7 credits via the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). The MA Education is open to graduates who are professionally engaged in an educational setting and/or graduates who have an interest in educational issues. International Students: Newman University is not licenced by the UK Government to sponsor migrant students under the Student route and is therefore unable to accept applications from international students at present.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £1000 Module
Northern Ireland £1000 Module
Scotland £1000 Module
Wales £1000 Module
Channel Islands £1000 Module

Additional fee information

Module fees shown are for 2022/23 academic year. A minimum of 180 credits (6 x 30 credit modules) are required to complete the MA Education. The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments). Partner schools, colleges, institutions, Birmingham Catholic Primary Partnership members, Titan Partnership members are currently eligible for a 10% discount. Alumni are also entitled to a 10% discount. Discounts cannot be combined.
Education at Newman University, Birmingham - UCAS