• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 30 months
    Duration

About

There is a huge discrepancy in educational standards both nationally and internationally, yet the commitment to provide the best opportunities remains strong. 

University of Glasgow recognises the need for quality teachers and our Online MSc Education is committed to developing you into a future curriculum leader. We do this with a strong focus on research and high-level teaching from our expert faculty and as a result, the School of Education are ranked 1st in the UK (The Times Good University Guide 2018).

Expert teaching

As the highest ranked Russell Group university for teaching (NSS 2018), learning is part of our DNA. Studying at our School of Education, you’ll learn from lecturers at the forefront of educational research, such as Dr Jennifer Farrar, whose current work on critical literacy in the classroom is prompting policy change. But don’t just take our word for it, University of Glasgow’s School of Education is ranked 1st in the UK for student satisfaction (The Times Good University Guide 2018).

100% online, interactive learning

You would be able to access our interactive resources from anywhere and at any time; this includes video, audio, real-time interactive tools, discussion areas, and more. What’s more, once you’ve started the programme, we won’t leave you to it. We’ll always be on hand to help you, all the way through to graduation.

Programme Structure

Choose your own path

This programme offers three specialist pathways, letting you tailor your studies to your unique experiences and career goal. 

Choose from:

  • psychological and international perspectives in adult education; 
  • assessment and pedagogy; 
  • inclusive and special education; 

Each of these options is tailored towards providing you with the skills necessary for a successful career in education and help shape the minds of tomorrow.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 30 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      Other options are available.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Entry requirements: 2:1 or equivalent from a recognised institution or relevant professional qualification (eg PGCE)
  • International students: applicants must have an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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