University of Worcester

University of Worcester


This is a postgraduate study programme for in-service teachers and practitioners from a range of disciplines and workplaces, including the caring professions and commercial enterprises; there are many flexible packages of study, all underpinned by a reflective practice approach, designed to enable learners to benefit from personal and professional development; the Masters in education uses a variety of teaching methods, including led lectures, seminars, workshops, intensive weekends, summer schools and an independent study.

Entry requirements

Either a 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant, cognate discipline, or qualified teacher status (QTS), or a wide range of relevant experience; if English is not the 1st language: IELTS 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each element.

Course modules

Contemporary issues in education (theory, policy and practice); research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is of a written nature, assignments of varying type and length, presentations, assessed portfolios and dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Part-time £ 545 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 545 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
PgCert Part-time £ 545 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St John's Campus Worcester WR2 6AJ West Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01905 855111