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About

Studying online means you don’t have to sacrifice your current career in order to pursue a new one. The Online MSc Education from the University of Glasgow will provide you with industry-lead teaching and cutting-edge research without you having to set foot on campus.

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Overview

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.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 30 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online

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

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).
6.5

Other requirements

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.

Funding

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.

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!

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