• University of Exeter

MA Education (Online)

Deepen your educational expertise and hone your teaching practice with a master’s degree in Education from the University of Exeter. Earn a fully flexible online degree to unlock careers in education, educational policy, and beyond.

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  • Level

    Masters Degree
  • Duration

    2-5 years
  • Language


MA Education (Online)

  • Masters Degree (Postgraduate)

  • 2-5 years

  • Learn with education experts at the University of Exeter

    Are you seeking a more holistic understanding of education? Do you want to expand your practice by exploring educational research and policy?

    This online MA from the University of Exeter provides an overview of educational theory, practice, research, and policy. Led by experts at the University of Exeter, it will equip you with advanced expertise to accelerate your career.

    Discover a more flexible approach to postgraduate studies

    This flexible degree programme is designed to suit those with busy schedules. You’ll learn remotely at your own pace, with the help of cutting-edge digital learning technologies.

    Whether you choose to specialise in leadership, special educational needs, or language and literacy, you’ll join a community of learners committed to shaping the future of education.

    What skills will you learn?

    • Teaching
    • Educational leadership
    • Special Educational Needs Teaching
    • Research skills
    • Policy design
    • Critical thinking
    • Policy evaluation
    • Decision-making

    To be eligible for this MSc you should have:

    • A 2:2 Honours degree with a grade of at least 53% (or equivalent)

    We may also consider your application if you are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have significant relevant work experience.

    English language requirements

    International students will need to provide evidence of one of the following English language proficiency scores:

    • IELTS: 6.5 overall and no less than 6 in any section
    • TOEFL: 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing,listening, reading and speaking. MyBest scores are not accepted
    • PTE: 67 with no less than 64 in all communicative skills
    • LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator with minimum 39 in speaking, writing, listening, reading.
    • INTO Pre-sessional English: 65 and no less than 60 in any sub-section

    What will it cost?

    The total tuition fee is £15,000 spread over the length of your course.

    This programme centres on four core themes: theory, practice, research, and teaching.

    Throughout the programme you will:

    • Critically examine educational theories such as learning and models of leadership.
    • Put theory into action with practical learning activities, connecting what you learn to your professional context.
    • Engage with the latest research in the field and develop your skills as a researcher.
    • Gain insights into the policies and regulations shaping education and learning in various settings.
    • Be taught by an outstanding faculty, ranked in the Top 150 in the world for Education.
    • Tailor the programme to your area of interest and develop your skills within the education industry.

    With the expertise you gain, you could unlock careers in teaching, policy-making, NGOs and civil society, curriculum development, and more.

    MA Education (Online)

  • Masters Degree (Postgraduate)

  • 2-5 years

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