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Online Education MSc

Degree awarded
Master of Science

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Web address
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Type of course
Part-time / online

Length of course
2.5 years

Language of tuition

Date of commencement
January, April and September

Application deadline
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Admission requirements
Entry requirements: 2:1 or equivalent from a recognised institution

International students: applicants must have an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band

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University of Glasgow

Online Education MSc

Online MSc Education

There is a huge discrepancy in educational standards both nationally and internationally, yet the commitment to provide the best opportunities remains strong.

University of Glasgow recognises the need for quality teachers and our Online MSc Education is committed to developing you into a future curriculum leader. We do this with a strong focus on research and high-level teaching from our expert faculty and as a result, the School of Education are ranked 1st in the UK (The Times Good University Guide 2018).

Choose your own path

This programme offers three specialist pathways, letting you tailor your studies to your unique experiences and career goals. Choose from psychological and international perspectives in adult education; assessment and pedagogy; inclusive and special education – it’s up to you.

Each of these options is tailored towards providing you with the skills necessary for a successful career in education and help shape the minds of tomorrow.

Expert teaching

As the highest ranked Russell Group university for teaching, learning is part of our DNA. Studying at our School of Education, you’ll learn from lecturers at the forefront of educational research, such as Dr Jennifer Farrar, whose current work on critical literacy in the classroom is prompting policy change.

But don’t just take our word for it, University of Glasgow’s School of Education is ranked 1st in the UK for student satisfaction (The Times Good University Guide 2018).

100% online, interactive learning

Studying online means you don’t have to sacrifice your current career in order to pursue a new one. University of Glasgow’s Online MSc Education will provide you with industry-lead teaching and cutting-edge research without you having to set foot on campus.

You would be able to access our interactive resources from anywhere and at any time; this includes video, audio, real-time interactive tools, discussion areas, and more. What’s more, once you’ve started the programme, we won’t leave you to it. We’ll always be on hand to help you, all the way through to graduation.

World changers welcome: join us and make your mark

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The University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow has a long history of forging some of the world’s greatest thinkers. Whether it’s developing the first foetal ultrasound image or working to eradicate rabies in Africa, we welcome ambitious people to fulfil their lifelong dreams. Inspired by ground-breaking research and innovative digital learning, our online postgraduate programmes will give you the skills you need to change the world.

We are delighted to be in the top 100 of the world's best universities. In addition, Glasgow has recently risen three places to 17th in the UK by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. We have a great deal more to be proud about. Here are some of our key highlights:
  • University ranked 1st in the Russell Group for teaching – National Student Survey 2018
  • Ranked in the top 100 of world’s universities – QS World University Rankings 2019
  • First UK university to be rated 5 Stars Plus overall – QS World University Rankings 2019
  • Ranked 11th in the UK – The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019
  • Member of the prestigious Russell Group for leading UK universities
  • Our alumni include the father of economics Adam Smith, Scotland's architect of devolution Donald Dewar and renowned physicist and engineer Lord Kelvin.

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