• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
This Masters in Education course from University of Essex Online will explore how key findings of cognitive science relate to learning and teaching in an educational context, and how this should affect your own approaches to learning and teaching.

About

Throughout the Education course from University of Essex Online you’ll also learn how to describe the stages and conventions of academic investigation, including framing a research question, writing a proposal and selecting research methods. 

Working alongside fellow education professionals, you’ll also discover how to adapt confidently to a range of educational contexts, using skills and strategies to solve problems, monitor progress and alter your approaches where necessary.

Finally, you will also design, plan and conduct an academic research project that impacts teaching, learning or assessment in a particular educational setting.

With practical and transferable skills for practitioners in almost every area of education, including early career and more senior staff, this course provides the perfect opportunity for reflection and longer-term career development.

Career prospects

The programme is dedicated to improving employability amongst the graduates. The online courses give you the opportunity to improve your career prospects and earning potential with a mix of key skills that are directly transferable to the workplace.

Continuing professional development is the cornerstone of this programme, with the qualification being linked to the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF), allowing participants to document evidence for recognised CPD programmes/affiliations.

This Master of Education programme is an ideal stepping stone for qualified teachers to expand and enhance their professional development in order to access senior leadership roles.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Philosophy of Education and Theories of Learning & Teaching
  • Delivering Effective Teaching & Learning
  • Introduction to Educational Assessment
  • Using Technology in Teaching, Learning and Assessment
  • The Role of Research and Academic Literature in Developing Practice
  • Introduction to Learning Analytics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

An undergraduate degree from an approved institution equivalent to a UK Honours degree or a relevant professional qualification.

Work Experience

At least two years’ teaching experience in a post-compulsory educational setting.

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!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5304 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10608 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5304 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10608 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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