The School of Education is ranked in the top 15 in the UK for Education, according to the QS World Rankings by Subject 2019. This is reflected in our world leading research – 90% of our research impact case studies were deemed ‘very considerable’ or ‘outstanding’ for impact in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF, 2014).

Masters degrees

We offer a range of Masters programmes in the following areas:
• MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
• MEd Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
• MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (China)
• MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and ICT
• MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages for Young Learners
• MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Teacher Education)
• MA TESOL Studies
• MA Special Educational Needs
• PGCert Provision for Children with Developmental Disorders
• MA Deaf Education
• PGDip Deaf Education (Teacher of the Deaf)
• MA Childhood Studies
• MA Education
• MA Technology, Education and Learning
• MA International Education Leadership and Policy
• MA Education and Professional Enquiry

Research Opportunities

We welcome PhD candidates wishing to conduct their research in the following areas:
• Childhood and Youth
• Language Education
• Teaching and Learning

Funding and scholarships

The School offers a range of scholarships for both UK/EU and international students.
See our full list of Masters scholarships
See our full list of postgraduate research scholarships

Administrative Contacts & How To Apply

To apply for one of our postgraduate programmes, apply directly on our website.

Masters degree application deadline

We usually advise that you apply before the end of July where possible to allow plenty of time for the application process. If you’re applying for any funding, you should also think about submitting your application at least a month before the deadline.

Find out more about how to apply

Postgraduate research degree application deadline

You can apply at any time of the year, however we encourage full-time students to begin their studies in October at the start of the academic year, so please bear this in mind when submitting your application.

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Funding Notes

The School and the University offers a range of scholarships for both UK/EU and international students.

See our full list of Masters scholarships
See our full list of postgraduate research scholarships

Funding Information

Application Deadline:

UK/EU students: 31 July - International students: 30 June

Please see our website for how to apply:
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