Education (Taught) Oxford Brookes University


The MA in Education is designed for those working in education across a range of contexts and for those wishing to study and research in education.

The course is concerned with the development of critical enquiry and reflection in the field of education, and the development of professional knowledge and expertise.Through the course you will be supported in improving and developing your professional organisations through critical enquiry, reflection and the promotion of creative and innovative practice.

  • Qualification


  • Study mode


  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    2 years

Course details


Compulsory modules: Researching education, childhood and language; dissertation.

Optional modules: Learning, pedagogy and technology; knowledge, power and curriculum; mind and brain; diversity and achievement; leading and managing people in education; leading change in education; philosophy and policy of higher education; investigating practice; action research; independent study.

Assessment method

Each course module is assessed separately and is based on coursework, eg individual essays, seminar presentations, reports, portfolios, investigative research and group work.

Continued Professional Development (CPD)

This course offers Continued Professional Development. CPD courses allow you to develop your skills and knowledge relevant to your career path.

Entry requirements

This MA course attracts students from a wide range of backgrounds and nationalities, who are graduates with a recognised teaching qualification, or other relevant education experience. Applicants normally have: a good honours degree or QTS (Qualified Teachers Status), or other equivalent professional qualification or relevant experience. Entry with credit: Credit can be made up of appropriate work completed outside of the course, for example, M level credit from PGCE awards or Postgraduate Certificates in relevant educational courses. Please contact: for more information.

Fees and funding

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