Masters in Education

This course is designed for those who are already in practice in an educational setting, this may be as a teaching practitioner, programme leader, manager or in a more organisational role; this could include voluntary roles. It is intended to support professional and personal development and prepare graduates for new roles with greater responsibility, or support them in new teaching areas (such as HE), or lead to improved teaching and learning skills and so have an impact on their own learners.

What will I study?

Modules include:

  • Perspectives on Learning
  • Improving Student Performance
  • Perspectives on Inclusion
  • Research Methods in Education
  • Curriculum Perspectives
  • Leadership for Learning
  • Dissertation

How will I be assessed?

Methods will include written assignments, case studies, research projects and portfolios. The course will model good practice in inclusion and addressing diversity by embedding different approaches to assessment across the modules.

For more information about assessment, including guidance on marking, feedback and plagiarism, please refer to the HE Assessment Policy (section 5) and the programme spec for course-specific information.

How will the course be delivered?

Modules will have both taught elements and independent study in a blended learning approach made up of mutually supportive components (Garrison and Vaughan 2008) . Taught sessions will include face to face delivery, discussions, group work, presentation of research and practical exercises. Regular tutorials, both group and individual.

All programmes are led and taught by experienced teaching staff who are vocational specialists.  They are qualified, and often have extensive experience within the industry or the sector being studied. All teaching staff meet or exceed the requirements set by the awarding institute or body.  

Entry requirements

  • An Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject
  • Appropriate experience in a professional environment may be considered where the applicant is not a graduate
  • Appropriate skills in English, mathematics and ICT (min. Level 2)


  • All applications will be considered on their merit


  • College interview

A typical offer for this course would ask for the entry requirements to be met, however, all offers take individual applicants’ experience and qualifications into account. 

What next?

This course will make you a strong candidate for management positions and leadership roles within education.

Additional information

Validated by the University of Hull