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The University of Law: MA Education

Institution The University of Law View institution profile
Department The University of Law View department profile
Study type Taught


Develop the skills and abilities to enhance your educational practice and effectively support students with our MA Education Online degree. The programme is rooted in professional experience and covers a wide range of learning, teaching and assessment methods, materials and technologies. We’ve designed this online, part-time course to fit around existing work and teaching commitments, particularly for those working in higher and further education, training, development or coaching. You can also choose our one-year Postgraduate Certificate Higher Education (PGCHE) or two-year Postgraduate Diploma Higher Education (PGDipHE).

If your profession involves educating other people and you'd like to improve your professional expertise or progress into a more senior role, our MA Education Online degree is designed to help you. Learn how to undertake and use educational research and to reflect on your practice, using your knowledge of the latest educational trends and developments to inform and enhance the way you work.

The MA Education Online course will enable you to:

  • Evaluate and apply a range of learning, teaching and assessment methods, for face-to-face and online delivery, with large and small groups of students.

  • Use learning technologies to develop effective learning materials, environments and support systems.

  • Use an innovative range of assessment techniques to support learning and enable students to monitor their own progress.

  • Reflect critically on the particular challenges of learning, teaching and assessment in your subject discipline.

  • Inform your learning and teaching practice through consideration of wider contextual policy, strategy and quality considerations.

*Engage effectively with research and scholarship in your subject discipline. * Develop transferable skills, and professional skills and attributes. You’ll use a range of self, peer and student evaluation techniques to monitor your own learning and teaching practice and to underpin your reflective practice.

  • Produce a Professional Reflection, which records and plans further personal and professional development, and takes responsibility for the continued development of your own learning.

You’ll be provided with all learning materials, including guidance for each module, ebook core texts, podcasts, presentations, articles to read, a discussion board and a wiki.

We also offer the MA Higher Education Administration, Management and Leadership designed to help you develop an understanding of leadership and management within Higher Education.


The University of LawThe University of Law is the UK’s longest-established specialist provider of legal education and training in the UK. Their expert employability service gives students access to work experience, pro bono op­portunities and legal vacancies as soon as they accept their place.

An established history in education
ULaw has trained more practicing lawyers than anyone else in the UK.

Flexible learning
As a ULaw student you’ll be able to study flexibly to suit your needs. They offer many of their courses full-time, part-time day, weekend or evening, as well as online. What’s more, with 17 locations in 15 cities across …

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