24 months
7500 GBP/year
7500 GBP/year
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If you are an experienced educator looking for your next professional challenge, our Master of Arts in Education offers advanced learning and development opportunities. Taught by world-class faculty, this Education programme at The University of Exeter provides a rich curriculum examining theory, research, policy and practice in education globally.

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The Education  programme at The University of Exeter  suits anyone interested in leadership and management in the education industry. It is also appropriate for students with limited prior experience that have a keen interest in education and are seeking employment or a promotion in a wide range of educational settings. 

  • Teachers from nursery school right through to university 
  • Education administrators and officers
  • Specialists working in Non-Government Organisations (NGOs)
  • Trainers and mentors 

Please note: This programme does not qualify you to be a teacher in England as it does not lead to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Masters Degree in Education Careers and Outcomes

The online MA Education programme can help you to find a position in traditional and non-traditional educational settings, including:

  • Schools
  • Colleges
  • Universities
  • Education Departments
  • NGOs
  • Youth work
  • Prisons
  • Museums
  • Consultancy
  • Curriculum development
  • Training and development
  • Education Policy development

Programme Structure

Our programme integrates four core themes that underpin each module’s curriculum content.

  • Theory: Critically examine educational theories such as learning and models of leadership.
  • Practice: Apply theory practically through learning activities to link taught content to your professional context.
  • Research: Engage with current research in the field and develop your skills as a researcher.
  • Policy: Develop an understanding of the policies and regulations that shape education and learning in various settings.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We close to applications wishing to join us for study in 2022/2023 on Friday 16 September. We advise international applicants to submit a complete application by mid-July.


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in any subject or a 2:2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in any subject with relevant work experience.
  • Work experience

    Relevant work experience

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      7500 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
    • National

      7500 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.


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