University of Exeter

University of Exeter


The MA Education is designed to enhance professional practice and help students make improvements which make a positive difference either within the classroom or your particular work environment. Highly flexible, it caters for educators with a diverse range of experience, development needs, and study requirements. It is suitable for teachers, those in leadership or policy-making roles, and other practitioners working in education or related settings.

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have obtained a 1st degree equivalent to at least a UK upper 2nd Class Honours or Master's level credits (eg PGCE) in a relevant discipline. Applicants are also expected to have at least 3 months� professional experience in an educational or other relevant setting. Please note that some modules require Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks, specific experience and/or current practice.English language requirements: for applicants whose 1st language is not English: IELTS: 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any section; or TOEFL IBT: overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing; 21 for listening; 22 for reading; and 23 for speaking; or Pearson Test of English: 58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills; Cambridge English: Advanced and Proficiency: overall score 176 with a minimum score of 169 in any section; applicants with lower English language test scores may be able to take pre-sessional English at INTO University of Exeter prior to commencing their programme.

Assessment methods

Students must take 180 credits in total to qualify with an MA qualification. This either consists of taught modules to the value of 120 credits and a dissertation worth 60 credits, or a combination of modules, dissertation and accredited prior learning or experience.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,700 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 15,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 6,700 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 38 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 86 per Credit module (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St Luke's Campus Exeter EX1 2LU South West

Key information

Telephone number: 
01392 724837