Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Education Research

This course draws on research expertise in philosophy, politics, psychology and sociology and combines research training with specialised education modules. It aims to help students achieve a critical conceptual understanding of practice, thought, evidence and theory relating to recent developments in education which they will then be able to apply to their own professional context.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in a related subject; applicants are expected to demonstrate a real interest in education and have a background in educational research, education, educational psychology or social science research; applicants with lower or non-standard qualifications and/or relevant professional experience are considered on an individual basis. Some experience of teaching in a school, college, university or work-place setting is desirable but not essential; applicants whose 1st language is not English must have a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 12,680 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 2,750 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Telephone number: 
0191 208 6569