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Online Education 

University of Glasgow

M.Sc. Online
30 months
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Understand key educational theories and concepts, evaluate policies, explore education trends, while tailoring your study experience to fit your career goals choosing between optional pathways of adult education; assessment and pedagogy; or inclusive education.

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Choose from psychological and international perspectives in adult education; assessment and pedagogy; or inclusive and special education – it’s up to you. 

The Online Education programme is offered by University of Glasgow .

These options are designed to provide the skills needed to undertake a choice of careers in this field, including education counsellor, instructional coordinator and school principal.

As well as being able to tailor your learning to fit your lifestyle, distance learning also means you don’t have to sacrifice your current career to pursue a new one.  

Programme Outcomes

  • Understand key theories, concepts and debates in education
  • Evaluate current practices, policies, theories and research across a range of contexts
  • Explore current education trends and issues
  • Reflect upon the application of education policy, theory and research
  • Conduct a substantial piece of applied research

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Modern Educational Thinking
  • Education Policy and the Politics of Education
  • Principles and Practices of Research
  • Research Application
  • International Issues in Adult Education (Distance)
  • Curriculum, Assessment and Pedagogy: International Perspectives
  • Working Together to Create Inclusive Learning Environments

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 30 months
    • Flexible

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

To be accepted for this programme, you must have at least a 2:1 degree or equivalent from a recognised institution.

We may consider applicants who fall below the academic requirement where relevant work experience can be demonstrated.

When submitting your application, please include:
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A supporting statement


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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