A workplace contract means that we will deliver the MA Education (Workplace Contract) from University of Derby to a group of between 8 and 20 staff at your chosen venue. 

It enables you to tailor the focus of your programme of study directly to the needs of your organisation and your development priorities. Staff develop knowledge and skills that can be directly applied to their job role, enhancing their professional practice and creating a positive impact on teaching and student learning.

You may be looking to:

  • enrich student engagement
  • improve achievement levels
  • develop creative approaches to teaching and learning activities
  • increase staff collaboration
  • improve leadership skills and support succession planning.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Crafting Your Masters Study
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Independent Study
  • Applying Educational Thinkers and Theorists in Practice
  • Aspects of Ability in Learning
  • Comparative Education
  • Children’s Places
  • Children’s Workforce Development

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Learners will usually need an undergraduate degree or an equivalent qualification.

Living costs for Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.