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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location


  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Working as an educational professional is widely recognised as being amongst the most rewarding occupations in the world. Education changes lives, transforms careers and helps keep the global economy moving. Success in this field requires skill, knowledge and application. To be an effective educator and to achieve your career objectives in this field, combining practical experience with theoretical knowledge and continuous personal development is of paramount importance.

An online Masters designed for educational professionals

This 100% Online MA Education degree from North Wales Management School has been created specifically for teachers, trainers, tutors and educational professionals from all backgrounds. It enables you to reinforce your practical work experience with the theory, tools and techniques that will help you to achieve career success as an educational practitioner.

The online MA Education has been designed to provide content and context that relates directly to the work of educational professionals in a wide range of work contexts, including schools, colleges, universities and public sector organisations.

The MA Education programme is completely flexible and follows an asynchronous learning model. You can study at any time, meaning that life and work don’t have to get in the way of studying for your Masters degree. Because all academic content is delivered entirely online, there is no need to visit the campus and you can study from anywhere in the world. It is possible to study on a range of mobile and desktop devices and the Masters programme itself is delivered in a carefully crafted online environment that is both collaborative and supportive. It is this career-focused content and delivery that sets the online MA Education programme apart, making it the smart option for educational professionals who want to become more effective as educators and more successful in their careers.

What you will learn

Course content and assignments are all work-related, enabling you to consider the latest theoretical underpinning related to your work. The MA Education challenges and extends thinking, deepens understanding and knowledge of the content and theoretical foundations of the area and encourages critical reflection of practice.

It covers fundamental elements of educational theory and practice, including:

  • Critical and Reflective Practice
  • Learning Technologies
  • Mentoring and Coaching
  • Critical Pedagogy and Anti-Oppressive Practice
  • Critical Thinking, Reasoning and Argument
  • Planning, Assessment and Feedback.

At North Wales Management School, we’re proud to have deep and lasting relationships with major employers. It is the fact that we leverage these relationships to help inform and shape our academic content that makes our programmes industry and career-focused. This Masters is designed to help education professionals succeed in their careers in a range of different contexts. This has seen the university ranked in the top 10 UK universities for employability for part-time students.

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University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

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  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    81st out of 81

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    112 56%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    51 51%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%


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