Newman University

Newman University


This programme offers the opportunity to enhance professional knowledge, understanding and skills by developing and implementing systematic professional enquiry and research. It seeks to further develop knowledge, understanding, and skills in curriculum development. The course promotes critical engagement in a range of contemporary issues pertinent to specific interests and encourages exploration of personal and professional interests and expertise.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree.

Course modules

Core modules: Research methods; dissertation. Elective modules: An introduction to mentoring and coaching; advanced mentoring and coaching; learning, teaching and assessment; learning via new technologies; educational leadership; change management; educational Leadership in Catholic Schools; SEN and inclusion; the Role of the SENCo; professional enquiry skills; international education; independent study; children's voices rights and representations; contemporary issues in safeguarding and vulnerability.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a range of strategies such as portfolios, presentations, written reports and essays, work-based studies and practical tasks.

Sponsorship information

Newman has 13 �10,000 scholarships for students who start a full or part-time Masters degree in September 2015. These scholarships are available to students who graduated from their undergraduate degree (at Newman or elsewhere) with a 2i or above in 2015. The scholarships will cover the total cost of tuition fees and provide a contribution towards living costs whilst students complete their Masters degree. These scholarships will only be available in 2015 as a national system for postgraduate tuition fee loans will be in place in 2016.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time £ 850 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 1,733 per Credit module (overseas fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 850 per Credit module (EU fees) 2 years
MA Full-time £ 850 per Credit module (home fees) 18 months
MA Full-time £ 1,733 per Credit module (overseas fees) 18 months
MA Full-time £ 850 per Credit module (EU fees) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Newman University Birmingham B32 3NT West Midlands

Key information

Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
0121 476 1181