Postgraduate Programmes in Education

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Study by distance learning for postgraduate programmes developed by experts at the UCL Institute of Education (IOE), University of London

Choose from the following IOE Educational Master's programmes and apply today:

Learn from the experts

All of our postgraduate education programmes are developed by the UCL Institute of Education (IOE), a world-class research and teaching institution with a reach extending to 100 countries. The UCL Institute of Education was ranked number one worldwide for Education in the QS 2015 World University Rankings.

Advance your career

These programmes will help you advance your career in the field of education. They will prepare you for leadership roles in education, education management or policy making, and for further study. You can update your professional knowledge, specialise in a particular area, or gain the theoretical background to underpin your practical skills.

Excellent support

You receive comprehensive study guides specially written by subject experts, as well as online study resources. You study collaboratively with your fellow students and online tutors so you can benefit from the expertise and experience of IOE academic staff and fellow students. For the MA Education, you also have the option to study certain modules on campus in London and benefit from direct interaction with IOE’s world leading academics.

Flexible study options

You have up to five years to complete your Master's, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate, so you can fit your study around your other commitments. And because our courses are portable, you can continue with your studies wherever in the world your career takes you.

"It was like the course had been designed for me, with strong fundamentals and intelligently designed flexibility. It provided exactly the right environment for ideas to take shape."

Shoba Vadrevu | MRes graduate, Singapore

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MA in Education overview

Alumni Testimonial: Educational and Social Research (MRes)