30 months
6000 GBP/year
6000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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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

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of Glasgow online and/or in United Kingdom, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

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

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 30 months.
  • National

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 30 months.


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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