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Durham University: Education

Institution Durham University View institution profile
Department School of Education
Telephone 0191 334 1000
Study type Taught


The MA in Education is designed to meet the needs of professionals working at all levels of education, particularly those in teaching, management and administration, and those with an interest in education practice and policy. As a research-led course, the MA draws on the innovative and high-quality knowledge and expertise available in Durham’s School of Education, one of the leading providers of education studies in the UK. 

A range of core and optional modules in topics as varied as educational research, leadership, student engagement and curriculum analysis will provide you with a clear understanding of the nature and significance of policy and practice in education. You will be introduced to key ideas and ways of thinking that enable you to focus on areas of education that are relevant to your own interests and professional development. The Master’s dissertation gives you the opportunity to further explore your interests, equipping you with the academic and professional skills that will help you take the next step in your career.

Offering a range of flexible delivery routes, the MA in Education is suitable for students from all backgrounds and countries. In addition to the full-time study route, the course is also available part-time, with teaching time scheduled to make the course accessible for those in full-time employment.


University of Durham


Durham University

  • World top 100 University: 78th in the QS World University Rankings 2024
  • UK top 10 University: 7th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024 and Guardian University Guide 2024
  • 8th in the Complete University Guide
  • 53rd in the QS World University rankings for Sustainability 2023
  • 50th in the world in the category of Employer Reputation. QS World University Rankings 2024

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