Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University


This course offers a flexible and supportive route which is equally capable of accommodating practitioners with a specific thematic focus, and those with a more general (but yet unfocused) interest in postgraduate study. The programme allows a large degree of negotiation in both its substance and content, and the focus of assessment that students produce

Entry requirements

Applicants must be in possession of an honours degree and be actively engaged in educational practice.

Course modules

All students involved in the programme study the same 2 units in their opening 2 years; a core unit (current issues in education in year 1, and critical questions in education in year 2) and a Practice-centred Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning. The course culminates with a final year extended dissertation project.

Assessment methods

A mixture of written pieces, presentations and portfolios of work.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time - 5 years
PgCert Part-time - 5 years
PgDip Part-time - 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
MMU Cheshire (Crewe) Crewe CW1 5DU North West
Didsbury Campus Manchester M20 2RR North West

Key information

Course Enquiries
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0161 247 6969