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Education Professional Practice (with pathways)

University of Cumbria

24 months
13250 GBP/year
6125 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Investigate a wide range of educational issues through high quality, online learning resources. Control your pace of study through negotiated learning packages at whatever stage in your career, with this Education Professional Practice (with pathways) programme from University of Cumbria.

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The MA Education Professional Practice (with pathways) programme from University of Cumbria offers a focused menu of modules that allows you to choose research areas relevant to your own practice and interests. 

This route also provides you with the opportunity to apply current experience in the continued development of your professional strengths:

  • Enhance your current professional learning
  • Experience high standards in teaching, learning and assessment
  • Achieve a specialist named pathway in education
  • Enjoy a wide range of module choices for learning and leadership
  • Bring existing PGCE/M Level credits with you from prior learning

Graduate destinations

Completion of the full MA (180 credits) can include opportunities to gain credits for prior masters level qualifications.  There are also opportunities for accreditation of single modules, ranging from 10-30 credits, or to exit with a Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits) or a Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits)

Specialist pathways can lead to enhanced career opportunities in Early Years Education, Higher Education, Educational Leadership, Teaching and Learning, Inclusionary Practice and Faith School Leadership.

Programme Structure

The specialist pathways include:

  • Teaching and learning
  • Early Years
  • Inclusionary Practice
  • Education Leadership
  • Higher Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no official closing date but we would encourage you to apply as early as possible, as many courses are competitive.


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 1st or 2nd class honours degree.
  • Students with other qualifications may be admitted to the course, please contact the Enquiry Centre for further details. 
  • Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) may be considered for relevant prior learning at the same academic level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13250 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6125 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6125 GBP per year during 24 months.



All EU/EEA/Swiss students that start a programme in September 2021 will be eligible for an automatic Fees Discount Scholarship.

The discount will be applicable to all years of their degree (3 years or 4 years).  

Additional information can be found on the University website.

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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