36 months
2950 GBP/year
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Whether you’re looking to further your career or investigate an area you feel requires additional research, the MA in Educational Practice and Research (Part Time) from the University of East Anglia will build on your existing professional interests and expertise.

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The MA in Educational Practice and Research (Part Time)  from the University of East Anglia  is designed for school teachers, further and higher education lecturers, and other practitioners currently working in an educational environment in the UK. It’s the ideal course if you’re looking to extend your professional development by studying for a Master’s level degree.

At UEA, you’ll discover a stimulating and challenging environment in which you can discuss and analyse classroom practice through a broad range of optional modules. You’ll benefit from a supportive learning community thanks to our diverse range of teaching and assessment methods, and our flexible learning options.

You will also have the chance to carry out research in an area that interests you, personally and professionally. This is your chance to explore and add to the latest thinking in your field, as well as cultivating greater understanding and innovation in your own teaching practice.

Highlights of the course:

  • Flexible, personalised part-time study, to complement your professional work commitments.
  • January start date, avoiding the beginning of the academic year.
  • A broad range of module options, delivered in the evening and/or on Saturdays.
  • An annual MA conference, to meet and listen to eminent guest speakers from within the field of education, and hear about research topics currently being pursued by participants in their Dissertation module.
  • Accreditation of prior learning (APL) for any Master’s-level credits you’ve acquired through previous study (see Course Structure, below)
  • Fastrack study routes available.
  • Discounted fees for UEA Alumni.
  • If you have not previously studied at Master’s level, you may be eligible for a Postgraduate Loan.


  • Teacher
  • Lecturer
  • Middle and senior educational leader
  • Educational advisor
  • Educational consultant
  • Inspector

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developing Educational Practice 
  • Developing Innovative Approaches to Teaching and Learning Through Lesson Study 
  • Enhancing Science Education 
  • Leadership and Management in Education 
  • Meaning and Identity in Teaching 
  • Modern Foreign Languages Pedagogy 
  • Physical Education Pedagogy 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Degree Subject All Subjects
  • Degree Classification 2.2 or equivalent
  • Special Entry Requirements Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or at least three years of current relevant employment in an educational institution. Students need to be employed in a substantive role, which allows them to apply the course theory.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    2950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2950 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Norwich

609 - 1044 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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