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University of Birmingham: Teaching Studies

Institution University of Birmingham View institution profile
Department School of Education View department profile
Study type Taught


Do you have at least 120 Masters credits from an Initial Teacher Education programme or equivalent learning and teaching based modules? Do you want to develop your understanding of learning and teaching in the school sector?

The Master of Arts (Teaching Studies): - is taught wholly online

  • is designed for those with an academic and professional background in teaching, learning and assessment in the school sector

  • is for those who already hold 120 credits towards a Masters in this area of study

  • involves completion of a 60 credit dissertation of 15,000 words, prepared over the course of an academic year and submitted in the following September

  • includes a small number of taught sessions for Masters-level learners who may have been away from research for a while

  • involves each student having individualised supervisory tuition with face to face tutorials which may be carried out by online or in face to face meetings (agreed individually between tutor and student)


University of Birmingham
The School of Education

The School of Education has a long-standing reputation as a centre of excellence for teaching and research in a wide range of areas of educational practice and policy.

The School has been graded as 'outstanding' three times by Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills), confirming the University’s status as one of the UK’s leading institutions for excellence in teacher training., offering training for both Primary and Secondary Education.

It is an international leader within its field and one of the largest research-led schools of education in the …

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