Education, M.Ed. | Part time online | University of Glasgow | United Kingdom
30 months
6000 GBP/year
6000 GBP/year
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By giving you insights into the learning process and the policies and practices involved in education, the Education programme of the University of Glasgow will help you to further your career in education. Building on your professional experiences and personal interests, our programme will deepen your understanding of education.


Why this programme

  • The University of Glasgow's School of Education is ranked 1st in the UK (Complete University Guide and Times University Guide).
  • Choose from our different study routes in order to tailor your studies to match your experiences and your career goals. These concentrations are as follows: psychological and international perspectives in adult education, assessment and pedagogy or inclusive education.
  • In the Education programme of the University of Glasgow you'll learn from lecturers at the forefront of educational research, as our School of Education is ranked 6th in the UK for ‘Research Power’ – Research Excellence Framework.
  • As well as being able to tailor your learning to fit your lifestyle, studying on this programme also means you don't have to sacrifice your current career to pursue a new one.

Career prospects

The fact that our online MSc in Education offers three pathways enables you tailor your studies to your unique experiences and career goals. These options are designed to provide students with the skills required to follow a choice of careers, including education counsellor, instructional coordinator and school principal.

The online MSc in Education opens up a raft of positions - from primary and secondary schooling to adult education and educational leadership. It is perfect for budding teachers, pre-PhD or -EdD students and education professionals keen to start or further their careers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modern Educational Thinking
  • Education Policy and the Politics Of Education
  • The Psychology of Adult Learning
  • Curriculum, Assessment and Pedagogy: Understanding Learners
  • Education for All: Inclusive Special Education
  • Principles and Practices of Research

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be accepted for this programme, you must have at least a 2:1 degree or equivalent from a recognised institution.
  • We may consider applicants who fall below the academic requirement where relevant work experience can be demonstrated.
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A supporting statement
  • A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
  • Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
  • One reference letter on headed paper
  • Evidence of your English language ability (if your first language is not English)
  • A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 30 months.
  • National

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 30 months.

You can pay in instalments of £1,667 per 20 credits


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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