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University of Glasgow: School of Education

University of Glasgow
School of Education









The University of Glasgow’s School of Education is  an ambitious, major international research-led institution with traditional roots in Scottish higher education. We invest in the future of education through world-class research that advances knowledge and practice. Respected for contributions to policy and practice, our teaching and research benefits from strong partnerships with education communities.

Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. The University has a history of changing the world and the School of Education is committed to nurturing the people who make it happen. 

Postgraduate taught degrees
Our diverse portfolio of  postgraduate programmes highlights the school's expertise in adult education, community and cultural engagement, language and literacies, professional studies in teaching and education, and educational policy and leadership.

  • Adult Education, Community Development & Youth Work, MEd
  • Children's Literature & Literacies, MEd
  • Education (Primary), PGDE
  • Education (Secondary), PGDE
  • Education, Public Policy & Equity, MSc
  • Education Online, MEd
  • Educational Studies, MSc / MEd
  • Educational Studies (Adult Education, Community Development & Youth Studies), MSc
  • Education in Museums & Heritage IntM 
  • Inclusive Education: Research, Policy & Practice, MEd
  • Museum Education, MSc (campus and online programmes available)
  • Psychological Studies (conversion), MSc
  • TESOL: Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages, MSc / MEd

Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters
Our two-year Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters allow you to gain an international student experience by studying with the University of Glasgow and its consortium partners across Europe and further afield. Prestigious Erasmus Mundus scholarships are available for well-qualified applicants.

  • Adult Education for Social Change, IntM
  • Children’s Literature, Media & Culture, IntM
  • Education Policies for Global Development, IntM

Postgraduate research opportunities
We have a thriving community of postgraduate research  students, from both the United Kingdom and overseas, and our research staff are leading experts in their fields. The research of the School is organised into four research and teaching groups which host specialist research centres, networks and hubs.

  • Culture, Literacies, Inclusion & Pedagogy
  • Education Leadership & Policy
  • Pedagogy, Praxis & Faith
  • People, Place & Social Change

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