Oxford Brookes University School of Education

Oxford Brookes University


This course is designed for those working in education across a range of contexts and for those wishing to study and research in education. The course is concerned with the development of critical inquiry and reflection in the field of education, and the development of professional knowledge and expertise.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree; QTS (Qualified Teacher Status), other equivalent professional qualification or relevant experience. Entry with credit: credit can be made up of appropriate work completed outside the course, for example, M level credit from PGCE awards or Postgraduate Certificates in relevant educational courses. Candidates whose 1st language is not English should be able to demonstrate a satisfactory level of spoken and written English. IELTS: level 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 on EACH of the 4 skills.

Course modules

Modules: researching education, childhood and language; dissertation; developing MA literacies; learning pedagogy and technology; knowledge, power and curriculum; mind and brain; diversity and achievement; leading and managing people in education; leading change in education; philosophy and policy of higher education; investigating practice; diversity and achievement; action research; independent study.

Assessment methods

Each course module is assessed separately and is based on coursework, eg individual essays, seminar presentations, reports, portfolios, investigative research and group work.

Sponsorship information

John Henry Brookes Scholarship available.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,330 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,850 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 590 per Unit (home fees) 3 years
MA Part-time £ 1,415 per Unit (overseas fees) 3 years
MA Distance learning - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Harcourt Hill Campus Oxford OX2 9AT South East
Distance Learning

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
01865 488617