Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Education Studies

This is a flexible course designed to meet the needs of a wide range of education professionals, including teachers. It provides participants with an opportunity to study educational policy and practice within an increasingly globalised context. Postgraduate Certificate: Comprises a mandatory core unit: Research Methods in Education and one option unit taught in the Autumn Term. Each unit is worth 30 credits and is equivalent to 300 hours of student effort. Postgraduate Diploma: As for the Postgraduate Certificate, plus a further two 30 credit option units taken in the Spring-Summer teaching block. Masters Degree (MA): As for Postgraduate Diploma, plus a research-based dissertation equivalent to 60 credits, assessed by a document equivalent to 12,000 words. You will complete your disdertation in collaboration with a tutor and a community of practice consisting of other students who are working at a similar level.

Entry requirements

A good honours degree or equivalent experience and qualifications including: an equivalent professional qualification recognised at honours degree standard; unclassified or lower classified degree alongside significant, relevant professional experience in education; a postgraduate certificate or diploma appropriate to the main area of study.

Course modules

Option modules include: Global perspectives in education; professional mentoring; negotiated course.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 9,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
PgCert Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Manchester Campus Manchester M15 6BH North West

Key information

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